By: Gabrielle Gardiner
The start of the school year is already in full swing, and it’s completely understandable if you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed. In a time full of unprecedented challenges, stress is likely to get the best of you. Although a self-care challenge might seem like the last item on your to-do list, it could be the ultimate antidote to feeling frazzled.
We’ve all seen how self-care is hyped up by our favorite celebrities, beauty gurus, and lifestyle bloggers, but what does it look like in practice? In reality, it can be a struggle to carve out the time for yourself. Even when you know that focusing on yourself will ultimately help you in the long run, it can seem like a daunting task. It all depends on your approach.
Self-care is as easy as committing to nourishing your body and restoring your peace of mind through small, attainable goals. There are immense long-term benefits of creating daily intentions to focus on wellness. Not only will you feel great knowing that you’re prioritizing your wellbeing, but you’ll also be a better version of yourself for your family.
Also, feel free to take your own unique approach to these challenges to best meet your personal needs. After all, we’re all in different stages of our self-care journeys.
Bio: Gabrielle Gardiner is a writer who is passionate about creating fun and shareable content in the lifestyle space. Her work spans a wide range of topics, some of her favorites including work-life balance, organization, and mindfulness.