hello! this is a reminder that i'm extra helpful for techie folk in particular who need reminding to step away from their screens and take in some fresh air, but anyone can follow me. be kind to yourself!
Water is good for you year round. If you're thirsty, you're dehydrated.
Listen to a podcast about something that interests you that you haven’t yet explored.
Remember, it's okay to turn off the news for a bit.
Protect your schedule, including the empty time.
It's okay if you failed today. You can try again tomorrow.
Set an alarm so you remember to eat regular meals if you have a tendency to get caught up in work and forget.
Help is out there. Ask for it if you need it.
Before you start your day, take a few moments to outline the 3 most important things you need to do.
Stuck? Ask for help. Talk to someone.
Take a break before you need it. It will make it easier to prevent burnout.
Schedule time for yourself. Put it on your calendar.
Stop and stretch your body however you can.
Take a nice bath or shower.
Indulge your creativity by drawing, painting, sculpting, etc, even if you don’t think you’re good at it.
Boundaries can help you carve space in your life for self care. They're important.
Sometimes taking care of the hard things is self care. Get them done and you'll free yourself of that stress.