When it comes to investing more time into self care, it’s always a good idea to find new ways to better your me time plans. Of course as we search for those self care practices that work for us, many will often range in uniqueness thus leading us to a wide range of unusual tips and tricks. With that in mind, lets take a look at some unusual yet helpful self care tips that you can try out.
Give Yourself Permission Slips
Have you ever experienced that awful feeling of guilt when your supposed to be working but you are taking a little time longer to relax instead? If so, perhaps then this might just be the tip for you. Try implementing a system of writing yourself permission slips to enjoy activities you love doing the most as well as allocating more time to pamper yourself. The act of physically giving yourself permission aids in lowering the feeling of guilt.
Try Balance Exercises
Balancing exercises are great for trying to recentre yourself, not only physically through the act of trying to balance on a beam but also mentally as you concentrate on achieving focus within your mind in order to balance physically.
Leave Appreciation Notes
Getting appreciation notes from others is always great but receiving them from yourself is even better. This exercise aids in prompting self appreciation and this then encourages a higher self esteem. So make sure to take time out of your day to write yourself beautiful messages of appreciation that highlight what you love about yourself.
Talk to Yourself
Lastly, spend time talking to yourself. Whether it be out loud or through letters, it’s always great to get to better know yourself. And what better way to do so than through conversation? Of course you can always get creative with it. To make things fun, you can try pretending to interview yourself for a show or some sort of television segment.