Having a self-care routine is vital to remain centered, calm, and productive. We spend so much time caring for others that we often put ourselves last. What we forget is that we cannot pour from an empty cup. We must balance the needs of others with fulfilling our personal needs first. We can even take it a step further and offer ourselves more than just the basics.
Self-care is getting a lot of air time lately, but it is more than spas and nail appointments. Self-care is paying full attention to your mental health and all the influencing factors that impact it. It means paying attention to your pace of life, being intentional about how you spend you time and who you spend it with, your physical and mental health, appearance, and even finances. When we are optimally addressing all of these factors, we most likely feel our best.