10 Self-Care Tips For When You Feel Out Of It

BY ASIA RIDDICK

It’s easy to forget about ourselves when swarmed with the busyness of life so, we’ve curated ten of our top self-care tips just for you.

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1. Make a gratitude list, when you wake up, first things first, express gratitude! Get a small journal and every morning, write down at least three things you’re grateful for. It’ll keep you grounded and is a great way to start your morning.

2. Positive affirmations, be nice to you. Though it may seem obvious, many of us aren’t feeding ourselves with positive words. Don’t overlook all that you are, be sure to remind yourself daily all of what you encompass. 

3. Wake up early, get up, get out and be sure to check your daily to-do’s off. Starting the day early sets a productive tone for the busyness that lies ahead so, rise and grind.

4. Get organized, life tends to get hectic and disorganization slowly creeps up on us. Before we know it, we are surrounded by clutter and a messy space makes for a messy mind so, get organized and aligned so you can be the best you possible.

5. Incorporate healthier eating habits, you are what you eat, cliché but, very true. What you eat not only aids in a better physical well-being but also a clearer mental well-being. Choose foods that nourish both your body and mind. 

6. Exercise, with all that you have on your plate it’s easy to get stressed and overwhelmed so in those events, work it out, literally. Exercise has proven benefits to re-align the mind and rejuvenate the body so get your body moving. 

7. Get rest, no time to sleep? Well, you may want to rework your schedule to make sure you’re getting enough of it, your body will thank you. Don’t be so much of a busybody that you neglect your body, it’ll catch up to you soon enough and you’ll crash. 

8. Spend time in solitude, finding comfort in being alone is extremely important. You must first love being with yourself before friendships and even relationships. Utilize your solitude to get more in tune with who you are. You tend to learn the most about yourself in your quietest moments.

9. Unplug, we live in a world where technology, social media and a host of other added distractions run rapid. Step away from your phone and/or computer and unplug for a bit. You'll realize how much more refreshed you are once you do.

10. Don’t forget to laugh, laughter is essential to life so if you’re not getting enough of it now’s the time to start. It not only makes this jounrey of life much easier but it feels good. Afterall, who doesn't like a good laugh?