Life happens. It happens fast. You can easily forget about the most important thing in life. You. This life won’t work without you. Above all else you have to take care of yourself. Its easy to get lost in the world, especially the one we live in. Then when it happens, life, a breakup, death, loss of a job. Self care is how you take your power back. How you return from being lost in this world. Its like putting your phone down and recharging. You can practice self care every single day if you want. Its necessary. You must take care of your body so it will take care of you. Check out this list, pick just one and work it into your week. You’ll thank me Sunday.
Pray. I cannot tell you how many time my day just felt lighter. Whoever you see as The Most High, just thank em! Being here is a blessing. Recognize it.
Listen to your most favorite playlist if you don’t have one listen to one of mine here May Playlist.
Go to the movies. Even if you gotta go solo. Sneak you favorite candy in.
Binge watch a raunchy reality tv show. Any one will suffice
Go to Aldi and buy a bouquet of the prettiest flowers they have. Put them either in a place you’ll see them as soon as you wake up or at the entrance you use the most.
Listen to a dope podcast. A friend of mine suggested I check out Black Girl Podcast and its really dope so far.
Give yourself an at home spa day! Well get a bath bomb and sit in your tub as long as you need. Throw some candles and wine in the mix. I mean hey self care is about you!
Thrift shop or go to an antique store. I promise you will find a pair of earrings that will have you thinking you own the world!
Help someone else. You could pay for a strangers Starbucks, or grab a carton of eggs for your neighbor (mine feeds me cake) Read a book to your niece.
Dress up! Find the dopest flyest sexiest dress you own pick a restaurant inside some fancy hotel and take yourself out.
Our families, friends and careers are important thats obvious. The truth is your job will replace you and to be able to be there for your family and friends you have to be here. On Earth. Healthy. No one will take care of you like you. Make self care a priority and live your best life as long as you’re able.