Sometimes do you feel like you're about to explode because of all the stress accumulating inside of you? You're busy managing your job, your household, your social life and just trying to check things off your to-do list. Well, that's a lot for anyone. What you need is a self-care day! Yup, a whole day of indulgence, pampering, and just being. Taking 24 hours out of your week to spoil yourself not only helps boost your confidence and improve immunity but also helps in destressing your mind. So this Sunday, make it your day!
You've probably seen the words self-care Sunday floating around a lot but what really is it? Let me tell you that it's more than just putting on a sheet mask and sipping on a glass of wine. While that can obviously help, to truly be zen, you've got to do things that really make your body and soul happy without any guilt.
So, grab your coffee and start taking notes cause here are a few things you can do to rejuvenate yourself.
Think of this routine as recharging your internal battery, to help you get through the week.
No matter what people say, you don’t need to feel guilty for choosing to sleep in till late on your day off. Just turn your alarm off and lay under the covers until you want to. Snoozing is so important for having a well-rested body.
Self-care is less about going for expensive spa treatments or investing in pricey skincare trends but more about focussing on the smaller things that bring you inner peace and joy. Instead of just gulping your morning beverage down in a hurry, sit down, relax, enjoy the view from your window and feel grateful for the little moments.
Whether it’s pancakes with loads of honey and Nutella or your fav extra cheesy omelet, give in to your food cravings without feeling guilty about the calories. Just remember, Sundays are cheat days so eat to your heart's content.
If you have a bathtub at home, take full advantage of it for your self-care routine. Fill it up with warm water, add your favourite essential oils or a bath bomb, light a few scented candles, grab a feel-good book, and let your worries be washed away. This will help your body feel less tense and stiff. Even without a bathtub, a hot water shower would do the trick.
Due to our busy schedules, most of us don’t have the time to pamper our hair or follow a proper skincare routine. So, this Sunday, create your own spa-like treatment at home by following the entire Korean skincare routine and giving your scalp a hot oil massage. Put on a sheet mask, close your eyes, kick your feet up and do absolutely nothing for some time.
Whether it’s your family, partner or BFFs, grab a drink, catch up and share a few laughs- trust us, this is a guaranteed way to perk up your mood if you’re feeling low.
DIY mani-pedis might sound a bit tedious to a few but once you get into it, you'll really love it. So, pull out your manicure and pedicure kit, keep the phone away, and take a step back from the outside world.
Ladies, we're all guilty of putting ourselves at the very end of our priority list but this needs to stop ASAP. Your health and wellbeing is the most important thing, so taking out time to pamper yourself is essential. Remember, self-care isn't selfish, it's necessary!
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