Today I’m coming at you with a special Friday post on some time I took to recharge my batteries. Life has been a little overwhelming lately, especially my blogging life, so I decided to step back and take some intentional steps toward re-grounding myself. I feel so much better after this routine! I decided to document it and write it out here not only so that I can reference it for the future, but you guys can maybe take some inspo from it too. Hope you guys like it:
I have a gym membership, and it’s a great way for me to get some stress out. I approached my self-care workout sesh by listening to what my body wanted to exercise in a way that was mentally relaxing.
2. Spa time.
I took a long bath, complete with bubbles and salts and all kinds of good-smelling stuff. I also propped my iPad up on the counter and put on a documentary from Netflix. Then I used a pore strip, applied lotion, brushed my teeth and plucked my eyebrows. For me feeling good physically, especially after a workout, is an essential step for getting refreshed.
3. Journal it out.
Basically I barfed up all my feelings on to paper. It’s like a “mental cleaning” after a physical cleaning. I didn’t stop until I got every last thought out.
4. Food food food!
Most of the time I try to balance yummy with healthy in my cooking in general. So I made taco bowls! Old El Paso Tacos was super awesome and sent me a box of their Taco Dinner Kits to try, and I honestly loved them. I stuffed them full of rice, ground beef, lettuce, olives and other veggies and topped it off with the hot sauce they provided. It was a great way to make something tasty quickly.
5. A hobby I love.
This time around it was art. I have a problem sometimes with making art just for myself; I never do it! In this routine I made sure I did, so I could fall back in love with just the practice as opposed to the final product.
So there you have it! I hope you guys liked it and can take some inspiration for it in your own self care routines.
See ya Sunday,
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