Wednesday, August 27, 2014
How to Pamper Yourself When You're Busy (and broke)
Sooo August is already almost over and this is literally the first time this month I've actually had a minute to look at this blog let alone post on it. Doctor appointments for my son, job hunting, finals for my last class at my old school and transferring schools have left me without time to breathe let alone blog. This got me thinking, how do you relax when you barely have time to breathe, and are broke on top of it. Here are a few easy and cheap ways to take time for yourself and help feel a little refreshed.
1. Take a Looong Hot Shower
Whenever I feel completely stressed out and frazzled I take a long hot shower and almost immediately feel better.
2. Do a Facial
A facial is a great way to relax and take care of your skin all at the same time. I found a great routine that I use
3. Get Lost in a Book
Reading a good book is a great way to de-stress and forget your worries. Find a page turning mystery or
4. Do Some Gentle Yoga
Yoga is great for everything and gentle yoga stretches are known to help relax and unwind. They also help
Bedtime Yoga Sequence
5. Spend One Day Doing Nothing
I know this isn't an option for everyone but if possible choose one day and do nothing. No grocery shopping
no chores nothing. Be lazy all day. Watch t.v. watch a movie, sleep late and stay in bed all day if you want. Stay in your pajamas all day. Just don't do anything. Its relaxing and refreshing and you really will feel better the next day. Spend the whole day literally being lazy. Blog, play games read, eat and sleep.
*IAll Pictures are from Google and Pinterest