“Clothes. Treat yo’ self! Fragrances. Treat yo’ self. Massages. Treat yo’ self! Mimosas. Treat yo’ self! Fine leather goods. Treat yo’ self!”
How did I miss “Treat Yo Self” Day on Tuesday?! I’ll have to make up for it this weekend. If you celebrated Tuesday, go ahead and do it again.
Simply put, “treating yo self,” (also known as Self Care) includes actions you take to care for your physical, mental and emotional health. For many people this is quite difficult. You know the type….kind, caring, selfless. I have 0 issues with self care. Shocking; I know. I got a facial yesterday, and it was glorious. However, self care does not have to cost you a cent. There are hundreds of things you can do on a daily, weekly, monthly basis to take care of yourself. A very short list includes: going on a walk, getting a massage, watching your favorite movie, listening to your choice of music, meditating, baking, doing yoga, reading, running, crafting, getting your hair done, a night out with friends, shopping for yourself, having a glass of wine….
I can’t stress this enough: Self Care is not selfish! It is so important to take time for yourself to recharge. You must take care of yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you. You can take baby steps with this…maybe all you have time for is 5 deep breaths, maybe just one cup of coffee, maybe you pick what’s for dinner, or maybe you can take an entire weekend away. Whatever you choose, be completely present and enjoy every second.
See you Monday for a delicious, healthy weekly menu!!! And please, share this site with your friends and family!