We all know that self-care is important for our well-being, our health, and our happiness. Yet many of us don't take the time to add these practices into our daily lives.
In this special guest blog post, 6 coaches and healers, including myself, share some of our favorite self-care practices that you can start using today. I hope you enjoy!
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One of my favorite most powerful deep-level self-care practices is bringing myself back into the present moment.
When I’m feeling stressed or anxious it's usually coming from a thought or a feeling from the past or a worry about something in the future.
These are two things that don’t exist and we have complete control over how they affect us.
All I do is, as soon as I’m feeling that stressed anxious feeling, take a few deep breaths to ground myself in my body. I acknowledge how I’m feeling and ask myself...
20 Ways To Sleep Better
Have a bedtime routine - Having a calming routine and sticking to it helps your body know when you're getting ready to go to sleep and helps you relax and fall asleep easier
Stick to a schedule – Setting a specific time that you awake and head to bed every day sets your body into a rhythm. Combined with some of the other practices can lead to a great night's sleep.
Cut back on the caffeine – Everyone metabolizes caffeine differently and some people have it in their systems for up to 12 hrs! Cut back and possibly replace with some herbal tea.
Stop watching TV and using your phone a couple of hours before bedtime – Exposing yourself to too much light and the stimulation of some of the action shows, video games, and social media can very very disruptive and make it hard...