Day 10: Go Somewhere Solo

Check out the grocery solo... enjoy your time! There are two kinds of people in this world, I've learned: people who enjoy going places by themselves and people who hate it. I'm thankful I'm part of the party that enjoys it. To really take some time for self care, though, do something solo. Go grab... Continue Reading →

Day 9: Wake Up Early

Not everyday is this setting, but it's still worth getting up early So if Day 8 was Go to Bed Early obviously, Day 9 is Wake Up Earlier! But why? I'll share my personal findings with you. I've worked jobs that start around 7 or 8 in the morning and I'm in a job that... Continue Reading →

Day 8: Go To Bed Early

I won't list off the studies that show more sleep is good for you, I'm sure you know that fact to be true. I'm also sure that you know some of the tips you can use to help fall asleep better: no screens for a while before bed, drink hot tea or warm milk, take... Continue Reading →

Day 7: Read

Today's practice comes with a caveat I must say up front: I'm not talking about reading for work or for school with this one.  Reading can help keep your brains sharp and help you be a lifong learner. It can take you places you never thought you'd go. It can inform you. It can inspire... Continue Reading →

Day 6: Breathe

As you've probably seen so far in this 31 journey, the tasks are based on taking time to relax and rest. That is for certain the common thread that is going throughout the rest of the month too. Day 6 brings us the simplest of these tasks, too. Breathe. Find a place that you enjoy... Continue Reading →

Day 5: Get Your Drink On

Take some time to get your drink on. No, I don't mean go on a bender and throw back a whole bottle of your favorite liquor, but enjoy a drink (that whole bottle probably won't leave you feeling much better or relaxed the next day anyways). I don't just mean an alcoholic drink either. By... Continue Reading →

Day 4: Relax in a Bath

When I got married, I quickly learned that Loss loves taking relaxing baths. I took one every now and then but would usually get bored, so I didn't think much about it.  Once I saw  him take one almost everyday though, I decided to check it out. Low and behold, the hubs was on to... Continue Reading →

Day 2: Journaling

One of the things that has helped me through a lot of brain fog the past few weeks has been journaling. I don't always write daily, but I have been lately and it's been a great way to just get things out of my system. Writing has helped me get some thoughts down, reread them... Continue Reading →

Day 1: Meditate/31 Day Challenge

Day 1 of 31 Days of Self Care was actually what started it all: 31 Days of Meditation on the Simple Human app. My life coach, Anna at The Heartbeat Hive suggested the app when we had our session this week and I've quickly become a fan. The app includes a bunch of free meditations and... Continue Reading →

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