I probably ask about your self care time at pretty much every holistic session. While your sessions with me count as self care it really is a practice that needs to be followed daily.
Making it a habit isn’t really that difficult….here are some easy tips to bring self care into your daily regime AND they take 15 minutes or less!
Snuggle with your pet, child, a warm blanket
Go for a walk outside
Close your eyes, for just a few minutes, and take some slow deep breaths
Turn on some favourite music and…dance to it, sit down and just listen, fill a bathtub with water and bubbles and slip in, cook a favourite meal, bake, sing along, etc.
Meet with a positive and supportive friend for coffee
Eat your breakfast in bed
Stretch or do some yoga
Light a candle, incense or place your favourite essential oil in a burner, pull out a good book and enjoy
Take a nap
Give yourself a hug
Book a holistic health session for yourself – massage, reiki, reflexology…
Make your favourite snack and watch a movie
Give yourself a home spa session
Book some time to spend on your favourite hobby
Colour, journal, draw or paint
Eat a meal, mindfully
Hug a tree or ground/earth yourself
…just a few things to get you started! What ideas do you have for self care?
And next blog…the other thing I nag clients about “Do you stretch?”