Self-care: How to fit it in. Share your brilliance!
You know you should take better care of yourself. But how do you find the time? The money? The energy?
What does “taking care of yourself” even look like? Pedicures creep you out (you’re ticklish), yoga puts you to sleep, and you’re trying to declutter — not buy more useless luxury trinkets.
Christine has done a much better job than I have of putting self-care into practice (but I started! And so can you). Not long ago, she partnered with The Motherhood to launch the #10Minutes For Me Challenge. Participants tweeted their commitment to spend 10 minutes per day on self-care using the Twitter hash tag #10Minutes.
We’re devoting an entire chapter of Minimalist Parenting to self-care. We’ve got a persuasive argument for why and plenty of suggestions for how. But we’d like to hear from you — feel free to answer any or all of the questions below. If one of your ideas is something we haven’t already covered, we may quote you in the book!
- What are your biggest obstacles in carving out self-care time?
- What’s your favorite way to take care of yourself?
- What are you suggestions for the best free self-care treats?
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