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Self-Care is Not Selfish

When was the last time you dedicated time for yourself? It is easy to get caught up in the chaos of day-to-day life. You wake up to numerous emails, fight traffic to get to work, tune out in endless meetings, and the disarray is endless. Now is the time to press pause. Now is the time to wake up to a breathtaking sunrise instead of a screen of notifications. Now is the time to embrace your own self-care practice by activating your body, reconnecting your mind and reigniting your excitement for life.

Activate your body and mind by resetting your pace for life.

Start with simple exercises to get your heart pumping. Incorporating fitness into your daily routine can be intimidating at first, so keep it simple. It can be as easy as enjoying a walk in the evening after work. Leave the headphones at home, invite a friend, and truly connect without all the noise. From boosting your mood to decreasing the risk of serious health conditions, activating your body can improve your self-care and quality of life.

When was the last time you ate a meal without looking at your phone?

The average person spends six hours and forty-three minutes a day looking at a screen. This means the average person spends 7,956 days ignoring the world around them. This shocking number reveals that it is time to turn the screens off and reconnect. Make it a point to spend time unplugged when you are with friends. Indulge in device-free conversation and make memories without documenting. Not only will you feel refreshed by implementing this self-care technique, but you will also strengthen the connections with the people around you.

Reignite your excitement for life!

People tend to get caught in the current of life, and they forget what they are truly passionate about. Now is the time to take a vacation from your vocation. Rediscover what excites you, then make a point to carve out the time to do it. By doing this self-care action, you will make your passion a priority. Life will be more exciting when you discover what you love to do. So, start exploring!


No more waiting. Now is the time to start investing in your self-care.

Small changes can improve your self-care and overall quality of life. Incorporate simple ways to be active in your everyday routine. Unplug all the noise and create lasting memories with the people around you. Designate time to spend on what you are passionate about. Overtime, as your confidence increases, you can continue to add more improvements! These changes will help you feel refreshed, refocused, and ready to take on any challenges life might throw your way.

Article provided by Taylor Cooke, Marketing Content Facilitator at Fit Farm.

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