Put Yourself First

Do you hesitate putting yourself first? Like honestly when was the last time you did something for you? It's been a major struggle of mine in the past and such a common issue for so many others. Many of us will just glide by without even giving it a thought until the Stress from life elements and the hustle and bustle from our every day lives catches up to us. Let's get you ready to begin to change your current reality with adding some tools to manage your stress, time and energy.

The Benefits of Pampering

Stress releases the hormone cortisol, which is okay in low doses but if released regularly it will even eat away at your bone density. But pampering or indulging yourself has been shown to relax muscles, reduce pain and even improve concentration.

Why is self pampering important?

While self-pampering doesn't always lead to major improvements in overall health the way healthy diet and exercise do, the relaxation you get from it can trigger the relaxation response. This, in turn, can prevent chronic stress from damaging your health. So in a sense, self-care is good for you inside and out.

Why is treating yourself important?

Because forming good habits can be draining, treats can play an important role. When we give ourselves treats, we feel energized, cared for and contented, which boosts our self-command—and self-command helps us maintain our healthy habits

Pampering yourself is necessary to regain perspective, to boost your confidence and to hit the reset button every now and then. Spoiling yourself is not just nice, it gives you more energy to do something good as well. So what are you waiting for? Check out these ways to spoil yourself and make some time for yourself.

  1. Call a friend to catch up. ...

  2. Have a cup of tea (or coffee). ...

  3. Take a warm bath alone. ...

  4. Have tea and cookies with a friend. ...

  5. Wear a fancy outfit on a regular day. ...

  6. Buy a treat just for you at the grocery store. ...

  7. Watch your favorite show in peace.

  8. Get Your Hair Done

  9. Get a Massage

  10. Go outside and get some Vitamin D

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