Do You Actually Care For Yourself?
The recent buzz phrase in the town is “taking care of oneself”. From food to cosmetics, every action is concentrated on this particular thought. However, do you actually know the meaning of “taking care of yourself”? If this question is leaving you puzzled, don’t worry! You are not the only one in the race. The article below enfolds the secrets of “taking care of you” that has evolved after years of research.
The most amazing fact is that the phrase simply means what you wish it to mean. For example, I love getting a spa treatment, but somehow never end up getting an appointment. There might be several reasons, like, I am busy, I do not wish to spend money for a spa treatment, I am unable to find a suitable spa parlor etc. Then, someday all of a sudden, I encounter a sudden realization that I was heading on a slippery path of my life as everything was extremely hard for me, my thoughts were confused, my appetite has reduced and exercising was no longer a part of my daily routine. I suddenly realized I had never been taking care of myself. Therefore, finally, I decided to make efforts for myself; started eating healthy, brought exercising back in my daily schedule, gave rest to my body and finally got an appointment fixed at a leading spa parlor. Moreover, to my surprise I encountered some amazing changes in my own self. I was all calm, relaxed and for the first time I was enjoying my life. Everything all of a sudden seemed just perfect, stress free, and under my control.
That was the day I realized the true meaning of this phrase. I can actually care for myself only when I enjoy my life and bring happiness in it. No matter how worse things are, I have the right to be happy. Sound health and complete wellbeing top the list of priorities in my life. I can take care of myself only if I take care of my mind, body and soul. Every single activity of my life, from business to family is focused on these three pillars of life.
If you too are facing the same situation then read below for some cool wellness tricks:
- •Quietly breathe for just 5 minutes, focusing entirely on your breath.
- •Spend a minimum of 10 minutes daily practicing light yoga exercises.
- •Go for an evening walk daily, with your kids/pets or even without them.
- •Pamper yourself with a facial/body massage/pedicure.
- •Spend time with your kids/family/pets.
Prepare a list of at least five things you wish to do for taking care of yourself. Do not delay them anymore, plan them, schedule them and ENJOY THEM! Life is really short so make complete use of it.