Decluttering might not be the most exciting form of self care that springs to mind! Yet, it’s one of the most effective ways of making you feel better in the long term. Check out this post for reasons why you should think about decluttering as self care and why it has such a positive impact on your physical and emotional wellbeing.
Boundaries are statements of intent that you put in place to protect you from the conflicting demands of daily life. Many of us are pushed and pulled in so many directions that our days are a whirlwind of too many things to do and too many decisions to make. Take the pressure off yourself, check out this post on some simple steps to help you focus on what’s important to you and learn why setting boundaries is the ultimate self-care.
Deep down we all know that it’s important to make time to look after ourselves, not least so we can carry on looking after everyone else who needs us. Yet, we often don’t make the time because we’re too busy, or we’ve always got the kids with us, or a demanding job takes up our time. There’s always reasons (excuses) to prevent us from putting ourselves first. If you’re struggling to find the time, or know that you need some help in finding ways to prioritise yourself, then check out my post on how to make time for yourself. I’ll walk you through 7 intentional steps to self-care to help you make time for yourself.
The long month of January is over and February arrives to bring cold temperatures and bracing winds. It’s the month of love with Valentine’s day, half term holidays for those with kids at school and plenty of time wrapped up indoors to think about how you can declutter your home this Spring. Check out these things to do in February to simplify your life!
Do you ever have moments when you’ve got so many thoughts going around your head that you can’t think clearly? One of the most effective ways of getting clarity and focus is to get your thoughts out of your head and down onto paper where you can organise them and take action. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, check out this post on how to do a brain dump to declutter your mind.
Mums often put themselves at the bottom of the priority list, often too tired or too busy to look after ourselves when we’ve been looking after others all day. But, to do this well, without the risk of burn-out, it’s so important that we keep physically and emotionally strong. Check out this post for some simple daily self-care ideas for mums.
Every morning I find the time to write a gratitude list. It only takes a few minutes to brainstorm 5-10 things I’m really grateful for in my life but it sets me up for the day and helps me clarify and focus on my priorities. Check out this post on how to write a morning gratitude list and why it’s important.