by Melanie Albert, Nutrition Expert, Author, Speaker, Founder & CEO Experience Nutrition
Self care is essential. Take time every day to do something wonderful just for you to refresh, renew, relax and rejuvenate. Since we are all extremely busy with responsibilities, it’s important to take time for you. In addition to yourself, it’s vital to enjoy all your relationships.
What do you do just for you?
We are all so busy with life, work, family and responsibilities that sometimes we forget about ourselves. I love selfcare. I consciously added it to my life a few years ago. To me selfcare is doing something nice for me. Doing what I love to do. Sometimes it’s going to an NFL football game, getting a massage, working out in the middle of the day at the gym, experimenting with new recipes and new local produce, or it’s a special outing with my niece.
My Self Care Menu
- Cooking new foods
- Farmers markets in new cities
- NFL football games
- Art projects with my niece
- Walking Bruno, my niece’s dog
- Lunch at True Food Kitchen
- Beach walks in Cocoa Beach
- Sunset golf course walks in my backyard
- Matcha tea ceremony with myself
- Massage anytime
- Practice flow and yin yoga
- Read nutrition and cookbooks
- International travel
- Week at a spa
- Breathe deeply
Action: Create your self care menu. Take a few minutes to write 15-20 different things you love to do just for you. What do you really enjoy doing that do not pertain to your responsibilities with family or work? Pick one item from your self care menu every day and do it.
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