7 Days of Self-Care: Day 5

This week, unwrap the gift of 35 ways to experience and appreciate self-care. Sometimes self-care is big, like spa day or date night. More often, it’s a state of mind that embraces you and centers you in compassion. Sometimes self-care requires a little planning. Other times, you simply need acknowledge the goddess that is *you* in the moment. Come back to your center, beloved. Remember that you are enough, just as you are, the crown Mama jewel.


“Self-care is the development of your highest self.” ~ Rachel Harris, PhD, author of 20-Minute Retreats: Revive Yourself in Just Minutes a Day with Simple, Self-Led Practices

5 more ways to elevate your self-care…

21. Phone a friend
22. Eat well
23. Sleep well
24. Love well
25. Make love with yourself

21. Phone a friend – The sweet sound of a friend’s voice and laughter can lift your spirits and remind you that you’re supported and loved in the universe. A caring call is especially helpful when the day begins to feel overwhelming, especially if you can find a little humor to share.

22. Eat well – Take time to prepare yourself a healthy, delicious snack … Brown rice sesame crackers with hummus. Apple wedges with almond butter. Olives and cheese. Kale chips and herbal tea.

23. Sleep well – Get a full night’s sleep for a night … then two nights … then a full week … then most every night after that!

24. Love well – Make love with your partner. Set aside the time and create a warm space filled with candlelight and soft music. Wear something pretty. Linger, enjoy, and reconnect with your partner as a focal point of your passion, rather than daily parenting partner.

25. Make love with yourself – Yes, you read that right. Orgasm can elevate your mood and ease tension in your body through the release of endorphins. Knowing what turns on your own body can also add to the pleasure of making love with your partner when you share the knowledge!



35 Ways to Unwrap the Gift of Self-Care
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