Making self-care a priority is one of the best things you can do for your well-being, especially now. While most of us thought the pandemic would be over and done, it’s sinking in that this ‘new normal’ will be here for a while. So, let’s just be honest...going through a global pandemic has been hard! Not only do you have your regular daily stress from work and other responsibilities, but now there’s home-schooling, health fears, remote work, job loss, and social isolation, many of which come with high emotional demands.
When it comes to stressful times, self-care is usually the first to go. You sacrifice your ‘me-time’ and healthy habits start to slip. But, hear us out, self-care should ALWAYS be a non-negotiable — especially during unpredictable times. As summer ends and the kids head back to school, now is the perfect time to establish self-care boundaries and routines that work for you. Regardless of if you’re a parent, teacher, or a single twenty-something, self-care is critical to maintain a healthy mind, body, and spirit.
Here are 3 keys to prioritizing self-care that you can use this September: