Self-care is all the rage at the moment and while I think it’s BRILLIANT that we’re finally seeing the value in nurturing ourselves I also think it’s important that the idea of self-care doesn’t become just another thing on our To Do list. As parents, we have enough to do and enough to feel guilty about without adding anything else to our plate.
Don’t have time for an hour of Yoga or a hot bubble bath? Don’t fret! It doesn’t mean you’ve failed at self-care. In fact, I think one huge aspect of self-care is taking the guilt out of existing altogether. And what better day to celebrate being kind to ourselves than World Kindness Day? Kindness starts with you.
So in the spirit of that kindness here are five alternative self-care tips. Not a bubble bath or yoga session in sight (although, it must be said, those are very nice too…):