Taking care of yourself should be the easiest thing in the world.
Yet, we all forget to do it or tell us that the happiness and health of others mean more right now. A lot of people put themselves last, sometimes helping others is easier than taking care of your own mental and physical health. But the truth is: you can only help others, if you take care of yourself first.
You start small. You find the things that calm and de-stress you. For each and everyone of us it is something different. For example, I like to take care of my skin and body so I either exercise or treat myself to a face mask. But like I mentioned it’s different for everyone.
But here are some simple ways to make sure you take care of yourself:
Start by doing one thing for yourself a day. Whether it being five minutes extra in bed to calm your thoughts or whether it is a short workout or nap. Find something that suits your lifestyle. You’ll always have at least 20 minutes a day to just take care of yourself and if not make room for it and evaluate your day. You don’t have to spend money.
Self-care is about mindfulness, habits, practices and mindsets. Find your way. Create and sustain a better life for yourself and the people you care about.
Whether you want to grow your skills, get picked up by an employer who needs your specific knowledge, earn more qualifications for your CV, or some combination of the three, the My Need to Live community is here to support you.Join the platform
The My Need to Live Support Directory is a resource created by us to help 16 – 24 year olds find the help, support, organisation or practitioner you need to help them with their wellbeing when they need it.Support directory
In our lifetime we will experience success, failures, and milestones. These are the things that make up a good part of our life and we should recognize each of them as they are all . Throughout my life I honestly did not recognize any of these, but I did focus on my failures mostly although […]
Second chances are always appreciated in our lives whether it’s a second chance at a relationship or a career or to rebuild. I can honestly say I have gotten a few second chances in life especially after my Suicide attempt in 2007. At that point in my life which I was in my mid-twenties I […]
Are we becoming a cashless society? When was the last time you used cash to pay for something? The reason I ask is because it seems to me that these days we are increasingly moving towards becoming a cashless society. The continuing threat of Coronavirus has no doubt contributed in accelerating the demise of notes […]