Most importantly, nobody knows you like you! Curate your daily habits and rituals to fit in with your space and lifestyle, keep them simple and build them into your routine.
Here is a snapshot of simple selfcare:
Having the time to take a moment in the morning is the most important thing in setting the tone for the rest of the day. Don’t reach for your phone as soon as you wake up, take 10 minutes to settle into the morning, make a herbal tea, take some deep breaths and mentally prepare yourself for the day ahead.
Be it a spritz on your pillow, a beautifully scented cream, a diffuser or candle, fragrance is a positive influence on mind, body and soul and can compliment our mood. Whether you’re in need of peace and relaxation, turn to lavender, for concentration eucalyptus is excellent or a zesty aroma will lift and energise. The versatility and power of fragrance is a simple yet profoundly effective thing to bring into our daily lives
To wake you up in the morning, boost productivity at work or ease you off to sleep at night, music is a wonderfully effective therapy and never fails to lift spirits, create ambi-ence or help you wind down.
It’s the ultimate antidote to stress and tension and provides a real escapism from the craziness of life.
Fresh foliage and flowers.
Bringing the outdoors in with fresh herbs, flowers and sprigs of seasonal foliage not only adds colour and brightens the room, plants can purify the air and help keep the atmosphere balanced.
Read, discover and inspire yourself. Read travel books and magazines to find exciting new cultures and destinations to visit. Discover new recipes and challenge yourself to make them. Find enjoyment in both fiction and non-fiction and research online about new and interesting topics and people. Learn a new game or hobby, from chess to knitting, keeping your mind engaged and fed is vital for personal growth and wellbeing.
Have a tech detox to free up time and create the headspace for selfcare then, Be Still. Find a quiet place to sit and just be. Embrace the stillness.
We all know the basic principles of staying healthy but can often overlook the simple things we can do to heighten our sense of wellbeing in our everyday lives.
Find joy in the small things, laugh often and live, breathe and love who you are.