Taking care of yourself is a way to show self-respect and self-love.
It can also be a great stress reducer! We asked our contributors
what they do just for themselves:
do you do... just for YOU?
riding. The horse is an amazing freedom. I can go in the forest,
water, meadow - where my chair won't go. The stresses of the day
disappear when I go to the barn."
curl up with my favorite fantasy: spending the million dollars I
win in the Reader's- Digest sweepstakes."
and arts and crafts. Being with nature is a real stress -reliever."
like to rent a good movie. I snuggle up on the sofa with a blanket
and my cat, and eat popcorn."
I take a long, hot bubble bath. I light candles and play classical
like to get in bed with a soda, the remote control and everything
else I might need within reach - and veg out!"
to the beach to see the sunset. Or just driving and going - I enjoy
knitting, crocheting, sewing and reading. Sometimes I like to go
shopping all by myself and do it leisurely. I like to go up and
down all the aisles and look at everything."
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Time 's for You