not funny how often we forget to do this simple act
and how well it lifts our spirits
who makes you feel good, especially if you havenít
spoken with them in a long time
Have a bite
of something sinfully delicious, while being
conscious your own dietary limitations. When was the
last time you treated yourself to a snack?
Take a bubble
bath, once you make sure that your loved one is safe
and secure, nothing expresses caregiver self-care
better than a leisurely bubble bath
Read, pick up
that novel or re-read that motivating poem. When was
the last time you turned off the television, turned
down the phone and read something nice? (P.S. this
tip goes very well with tip number 3.)
massage. Itís like taking a mini vacation. It will
relax you and take care of all the tension you build
up every day.
some flowers. You deserve it and the sight and smell
of something beautiful and fragrant will give you a
reason to smile (see number 1).
Take a walk
at a pace that allows you to feel the energy of the
wind washing over you.
buy something ďjust for youĒ, something that makes
you feel special.
You can explore different places, find new friends
and learn new things. Make the Internet your getaway
even when you canít get out of the house.
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