This post was originally published in 2016 with 10 ideas for 15-minute self-care; I’ve revamped for 2017 with 5 more ideas for self-care activities.
We hear so much about “self-care” these days and how important it is to our physical, mental and emotional well-being. It’s easy to become immune to the idea when you hear people talking about it all of the time- it’s almost as if it becomes white noise. You hear people talk about self-care, you probably know that you should practice self-care, but to actually do or practice self-care can feel like quite a task.
Making yourself the priority and taking time out of your day may not feel as easy as it should be for moms. However, now is the time to quiet the white noise and really focus in on the idea that self-care is critical in everyone’s life, especially if you’re a mom.
So, let’s simplify self-care.
Self-care is the act of taking care of yourself. You can take better care of others and the responsibilities you have when you are actively and regularly taking care of yourself. Self-care does not need to be complicated or time consuming. Try these 15 ideas that will take 15 minutes or less. Want the visual guide with 8 amazing ideas sent to you? Check out the form at the bottom of the post.