Did you do anything to take care of yourself today?
Take a nap if you need to. Set a timer.
Play for a few minutes. Doodle, learn solitaire, fold a paper airplane, do something fun.
Love yourself first, and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. ~ Lucille Ball
Cleaning your space is self care, too.
If you're feeling sleepy or fatigued, try washing your face with a warm towel. It can be refreshing.
Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. ~ Edward Stanley
Novel, new, silly, & unusual activities can help lift your mood.
Can you delegate anything to someone else?
Before you start your day, take a few moments to outline the 3 most important things you need to do.
Take a nice shower or bath. You can clean your body and mind at the same time.
Good rest, simple exercise, and hydration. All will help elevate your basic daily wellness.
Look at something beautiful in nature. It can be a house plant or a picture of your favorite animal if you can't get outside.
Get enough rest tonight.
You have permission to take a break.
Self-care is ongoing. It's not a one and done fix for everything. Take care of yourself today, and tomorrow, and the next day.
Set a timer for 5 minutes and clean up the space around you.
Remember to take care of yourself. You can’t pour from an empty cup.
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.