We very often hear that self-care is very important, especially for our mental, emotional and physical well-being. For sure you often hear people talking about self-care and you know that you should practice too, but probability for you to be as a task is huge. But you should be honest with yourself that having time for yourself it is very difficult task, especially if you have children.
But we can simplify the way of self-care. Actually self-care is act of caring about you. If you taking care regularly you can be and more active and can take some other responsibilities.
Here we will show some ideas for self-care that you we need approximately 15 minutes of your time daily.
1. Reading is good for self-care.
2. Use your time for going outside.
Even if you don’t have too much time, 15 minutes are enough to clear your mind and like that to walk a bit on your self-care. Walking in the nearest park and sit and enjoy in the fresh air and the nature is a perfect choice.
3. Coloring books
Now days are very popular the coloring books for adults. Coloring is good for calming your mind and helps to be more focused.
4. Listen music
Turn on your favorite radio station or some playlist on internet and enjoy it. Depends from your mood it can be relaxing music, inspiring music or just music that can give you energy. Most probably in beginning it will be difficult for you to focus, but you time and learn how to enjoy with yourself.
5. Practice mindfulness
Practicing mindfulness can bring to you calm and peace in your life. Everything you need to do is to sit in comfortable position and to focus your mind on the way of breathing. In the beginning your thoughts will interfere, but you will find the way to refocus.
6. Take a nap
When you are busy and you do not have enough sleeping and like that you can’t give the best of you. When you have opportunity curl up and take a nap. Rest it is very important for self-care.
7. Think positive
Maybe in some period you are passing through some bad things and it is difficult for you to stay positive. But if you practice positive thinking you will put under limit your negative thoughts.
Nobody is asking from you to be good in it, everything you need is to turn on the music and dance and let the music to lead you. If you have kids this is perfect activity for them and everyone can enjoy in positive vibes.
9. Choice and challenge yourself
Take all the time you need and think what is that makes you to feel good and happy. Sometimes all you need is to be flexible. Just think, maybe you want to travel, or walking in the nature, having ride horses.
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