We all know that self care is so important. After all, how can you give from an empty cup? But the truth is, we don’t prioritise self care enough. With so much filling our minds and likely an endless “to-do” list where do we even start factoring in time for ourselves. In some cases, doing so can also make you feel guilty. It has to stop! As parents and caregivers, we can’t give our very best if we are not feeling the best we can be.
If you are a parent, then I am sure that you can appreciate that having to take care of another human can be challenging yet rewarding. However, it is not uncommon for some parents to forget to take care of themselves while they are taking care of their children.
Life can be so busy and often we don’t realise that small acts of kindness can not only make us feel good, but they can transform someone’s day. However, as we go about our daily lives, where can you Create Your Own Kindness? It is easier than you might think
It’s important to feel socially connected and have a healthy social life, as it can impact your overall mental wellbeing. Part of your mental wellbeing is something known as social wellbeing, which means having positive interactions with others and the world around you.
Looking after yourself can have a positive impact on the family. You feel happier and more content, which often means your behaviour and reactions will be more positive. With that in mind, here are some of the things that you could do.
Modern life is very stressful, not least for parents. While you cannot possibly expect to remove it entirely, several steps can be taken to regain control over it. The sooner you implement them, the sooner you can get back to living your best life and being a better parent.
Although periods are a prevalent thing in women’s lives, we feel awkward discussing them publicly. When someone tries to make us aware of periods, what we do is shy off or smile, the speaker feels uncomfortable to continue.
You live in a sometimes complicated and uncertain world. Add the stressors of an ongoing pandemic into the mix, and you will soon realise that you require more self-care to feel better about yourself, look better, and maintain your health. Sometimes what you see on the outside is as important as how you feel on the inside.
When it comes to wellbeing and self-care, how you help yourself will be different top how you help others. Here are some of the ways you can help yourself and help others when it comes to wellbeing and self-care.
As much as your family needs you right now, continuing to take on these responsibilities without tending to yourself will backfire. Not sure what to do? Continue reading for self-care tips for moms…