INSIDE: Looking for ways to ramp up your self-care and put yourself first in 2020? I’ve got you covered! In this post, I’m sharing a fun and easy 7 Days to Better Self-Care Challenge that you can do in just 15 minutes per day. If you’re ready to bring a little more self-care into your life, keep reading because this post shows you how!
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Do you wish you paid more attention to your self-care?
That you had more time for yourself, that your own wellbeing was more of a priority? Maybe you want to bring more self-care into your life but you just don’t know how.
If so, you’re not alone.
We all know that self-care is important. That we should be taking good care of ourselves every single day. But most of us don’t do it as well – or as often – as we should. Including me.
A self-care challenge…
I know that I need to take better care of myself. And that I should be practicing self-care every single day. But when life is so busy, it’s not always easy to make our self-care a priority.
But it’s time we do. Because how can we take care of the ones we love if we don’t first take care of ourselves?
And so, if like me you want to start practicing self-care more regularly, this post is for you. Because I have a self-care challenge that’s going to up-level how you practice self-care in just seven days!
Seven days to a better you…
At the end of this self-care challenge, you’ll know exactly how to bring more self-care into your day. And it’s not as hard as you might think! Join me in making 2020 your best year for practicing self-care. It’s time to start making yourself a priority and kickstart becoming the BEST version of yourself. And I’m going to show you how!
What this self-care challenge includes…
This self-care challenge is designed to help you on your journey towards better self-care. And so, you won’t find any airy-fairy stuff here! This challenge is packed full of practical self-care tips and easy ways to make your wellbeing more of a priority – without feeling guilty about doing it!
In this self-care challenge, I’m sharing hands-on, actionable self-care activities and practices that you can do in just 15 minutes per day. Quick and simple, the self-care tips and practices in this self-care challenge are guaranteed to help you ramp up your self-care.
If you want to improve your life and the lives of those around you by making sure you’re your best self, this self-care challenge is for you!
So, are you ready? Let’s do this!
THE 7 DAYS TO A BETTER YOU SELF-CARE CHALLENGE
Self-Care Challenge Day #1: Find simple ways to treat yourself
In day one of this self-care challenge, I’m kicking things off with a quick introduction to the concept of self-care. What self-care is, why it’s important, the benefits of self-care and some simple ways you can treat yourself today. Read this post and you’ll know exactly how to get started in bringing a little more self-care into your every day.
Self-Care Challenge Day #2: Add a self-care routine to your day
Day two of this self-care challenge is all about creating a self-care routine that works for you and is easy to stick to. If you want to make your wellbeing more of a priority you need to make it a daily habit. And so, in this challenge, I show you how to do just that. Follow the steps and you’ll soon find self-care becoming part of your daily routine.
Self-Care Challenge Day #3: Find easy ways to take better care of yourself
For day three of this self-care challenge, we’re talking all about simple ways that you can take better care of yourself. One of the main reasons self-care gets bumped to the bottom of our list is that we think it has to be complicated or fancy but that’s simply not the case. There are plenty of simple ways that you can take better care of yourself and after completing this self-care challenge, you’ll be armed with three that you can do today and every day!
Self-Care Challenge Day #4: Create a self-care toolkit
Are you ready to stop your self-care from slipping through the cracks? Because that’s what day four of this self-care challenge is all about! Staying on track with your self-care when life gets tough can be hard but it’s then that we need to take care of ourselves more than ever. This challenge shows you how to prepare for the rough times by creating a self-care toolkit.
Self-Care Challenge Day #5: Make a list of cheap and easy self-care activities
There’s a common misconception that in order to pamper yourself you have to take yourself off to a spa. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. There are so many other ways that you can take care of yourself without having to book yourself in for an unnecessarily expensive massage and swim. And in day five of this self-care challenge, I reveal five of my favourite – which I know you’re going to love just as much as I do!
Self-Care Challenge Day #6: Tell yourself that self-care isn’t selfish
It’s time to stop feeling guilty about putting yourself first. And in day five of this challenge, I show you how to do just that. If you struggle with pushing past the feeling that you have to take care of everyone else before you can tend to your own needs, this self-care challenge is for you. Discover how to shift your mindset so that you can recharge your batteries WITHOUT feeling like you’re neglecting everyone else.
Self-Care Challenge Day #7: Find ways to put yourself first every day
In this final day of the self-care challenge, we’re going to make sure that all your hard work doesn’t go to waste. You need to make sure you keep up your new nurturing routine. That you incorporate it into your schedule every single day going forward. It’s not as hard as you might think and after completing this challenge, you’ll know exactly how to do it.
My 7-day self-care challenge…
There you have it, my seven days to a better you self-care challenge! I told you it was simple and fun, didn’t I?! Not only will these self-care principles and activities help you to make your wellbeing more of a priority, but they’ll also help you create a self-care routine that you can stick to AND make practicing self-care on a daily basis a whole lot easier! Here they are again:
- DAY #1: Find simple ways to treat yourself.
- DAY #2: Add a self-care routine to your day.
- DAY #3: Find easy ways to take better care of yourself.
- DAY #4: Create a self-care toolkit.
- DAY #5: Make a list of cheap and easy self-care activities.
- DAY #6: Tell yourself that self-care isn’t selfish.
- DAY #7: Find ways to put yourself first every single day.
And if you want more ideas for how to make your wellbeing more of a priority, be sure to check out my Self-Care and Self-Love board on Pinterest. Don’t forget to hit the follow button while you’re there too!
That’s it for this post! Are you ready to ramp up your self-care? Which day of this self-care challenge are you looking forward to diving into the most? Let me know in the comments!
Until next time…
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About the Author
Hey there! In case we haven’t met, I’m Sarah, the founder of A Simple and Contented Life. The online coaching practice that helps moms and mompreneurs with an online biz create more balance so that they can thrive both at home and at work WITHOUT feeling like they have to choose between the two.
A certified master life coach, transformation coach, goal success coach and self-published author, I’m also an Executive Contributor for Brainz Magazine, a proud mum of two, a besotted wife, breast cancer survivor and your mentor for making a change for the better.
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