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Do you struggle to find that perfect work/life balance? Good news, you’re not alone! A lot of women put themselves on the back burner when they are pursuing their dreams. Having a strong work ethic is awesome, but it won’t last long if you don’t take care of yourself first physically and emotionally. So if you want to be successful, take my advice and practice self-care daily.
Adding self-care into your routine may seem impossible, but a little goes a long way. Lucky for you, I am sharing five amazing self-care tips that you can easily work to relieve stress and build confidence.
Take five minutes every morning to look at yourself in the mirror and compliment yourself. Okay, you are probably thinking I am so weird, but I swear it works! Give yourself a nod for the little feats you have achieved. Forgive yourself for any mistakes and let them go. Focus on the wins in your life. You can even write them down to reflect on later.
Now starting at the top of your head down to your toes thank every part of your body. For example, I am so thankful that my eyes allow me to see the beauty around me. You will feel an instant surge of confidence in yourself and your body.
Nourish Your Body
Your body is your biggest asset. So don’t waste it away by not taking care of your health. Commit yourself to not only eating healthy and exercising regularly, but challenge yourself to get enough sleep, take care of your skin, practice mindfulness, and more. The benefits of self-care far outweigh the time it takes to practice these methods.
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Do Something For Yourself
You will see a huge boost of confidence and positive energy just by practicing self-care. Each day, add a time block to your schedule for some needed “me” time. It doesn’t have to take up much time or cost any money. It may be giving yourself a pedicure, journaling your thoughts, or even buying yourself a gift just because. No matter what is just make sure that it will keep you smiling all day. Do something special for yourself every day to positively affect your self-esteem.
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Take A Break
We are only human. So it is natural to get tired when life gets busy. Promise yourself though that you will rest when you start to feel the slightest bit burnt out from working hard. You are actually more productive and able to focus when you are well rested. So give yourself that ten-minute break that you deserve. You will save yourself from extra stress and refuel yourself back to its best.
Yes, that’s right, I am advising you to take time off for yourself in order for you to be successful. Vacationing is an amazing way to reduce stress. There is just something about getting away that frees your soul. Make sure it is a relaxing place, not full of traffic and free of high-stress activities. Need some inspiration? Here are a few getaway spots that I think you will love.
Practicing self-care regularly is the best thing that you can do for yourself. You will improve your mood and energy levels, which are vital to be a successful career woman. Start taking action today to reduce stress, increase productivity and boost confidence.
Back to you, do you have any amazing self-care tips? Please share them in a comment below. We all appreciate the advice!