Self-care emerged as a concept to counterbalance the reckless, efficiency-seeking, and invincible modern lifestyle. Although a basic necessity, it struggled tremendously to gain legitimacy. Luckily, it became more and more acknowledged as a crucial aspect to take part in our daily rituals.
During my work with corporate employees, moms, housewives, or caretakers I realize how central is self-care. All steps one needs to take in the course of a personal transformation depend on how much a person can allow her/himself to carve time for personal needs.
What is self-care? Self-care is mindfulness about paying attention to ourselves, needs, and wishes. It requires us to know our limits – and respecting them, resting -not only when we are exhausted but on a regular basis, paying attention to what we eat, having a healthy sleep, taking time to invest in self-awareness among others.
What feelings, thoughts emerge in you when you hear the word “self-care”? What are the basic activities did you incorporate in your life ? … Or struggling in finding time to decompress or disconnect? Don’t worry, many have been there! With commitment and accountability, you can establish habits, rituals that nourish your body and mind.
If you need a kick-starter into changing habits – including taking time for yourself, I recommend you to have a look at the Whole Life Challenge. If you are interested in this playful and collective game of changing habits, join my team! As a player of the Habit Changer team, you will receive 30 minutes free consultation to discuss your needs and wishes, as well as the game’s rules and details.