When you take care of yourself first, you can take care of others from overflow. That's why self-care is so dang important! And there are endless ideas to love on your whole self and improve your life!
I'm always on the lookout for nurture-thy-self-goodness, and when I find it, I don't just apply it to my life, I share with my tribe! I especially love reading the articles that end up in my inbox from Thrive Global because there are so many topics and ideas all packed with of life-changing info. You can find a ton of helpful and relatable stories that show a variety of ways you can care for your total wellbeing - which you know is my jam! Seriously, you can find everything from time management hacks to tips on avoiding morning anxiety.
Here are a few articles I’ve enjoyed reading lately. I guarantee at least one will strike your fancy:
Your space has a bigger impact on your mind than you may realize. This article shares five easy ways you can ensure that your personal living spaces are being optimized for your health and peace of mind. For example, decluttering your space. “Tidying orders and relaxes the mind,” Marie Kondo, Japanese tidying expert, has written. “Anxiety arises from not being able to see the whole picture. If you feel anxious, but are not sure why, try putting your things in order,” she says. Keep reading to learn these five simple changes to make in your home.
You know when you’re in a slump, down in the dumps, or feeling funky and you just can’t seem to shake it off? Ugh, it’s the worst! I have a few routine habits that I bust out when there’s a cloud looming; my go-to’s are using a checklist to boost my productivity and carving out time to reflect on things I’m grateful for to adjust my perspective. That’s why I appreciate this article so much because sometimes we just need to be pointed in the right direction to start taking healthy action against a bad mood. Check out these twelve tips on how to get unstuck.
Having an organized workspace can increase your peace and productivity at work. A crowded desk can make it harder to focus and easier to feel overwhelmed. It only takes a little time to get organized in a way that works for you, and the results are worth it: “reduced stress, increased focus, and enhanced happiness.” Check out this article for four different organizational styles to help your mind be more calm and focused at work.
When we suppress our emotions, it’s bad for our total wellbeing but especially our mental and physical health. Eventually, these feelings will manifest themselves in unhealthy ways and do more damage in the long run. I love this article because it unpacks how to vent in a healthy constructive way. Yes, yes, yes and Amen! It’s short and sweet, straight to the point with three powerful tips to make your next venting sesh a productive release.