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Me, Myself & I (aka: The Importance of Self-Care)

Me, Myself & I (aka: The Importance of Self-Care)

In today's go-go-go world the importance of self-care is often overlooked. It’s easy to prioritize other responsibilities and commitments, neglecting your own well-being. It is important to understand that self-care is not selfish; it’s a vital investment in your well-being and future health. Failing to take care of yourself can compromise your ability to care for others. Self-care is a critical part of maintaining your mental and physical health. Even if you think you don’t have the time, there are many ways to practice self-care each day.

Make Time for Physical Activity

Taking care of your physical health will have a positive impact on every part of your life. Regular exercise, balanced nutrition and adequate sleep are all essential for maintaining a healthy body. Additionally, regular physical activity can help to elevate your mood, improve cognitive function, boost your immune system and improve your overall health.

Once you’ve worked your body, continue destressing by washing your face with the aromatically calming Rose & Cardamom Cleanser

Mental/Emotional

Mental well-being is equal in importance to physical well-being. Taking time to care for your mental health is essential. Engaging in activities that stimulate the mind can enhance cognitive function and clarity. Additionally, practicing meditation and relaxation techniques can help manage the stress and anxiety that are so common in our modern lives. 

Being emotionally healthy can benefit your physical health, making you better able to do what is required of you on a daily basis.

Even something as simple as putting on a face mask while relaxing in the bath can help ease your mind from the challenges of the day. Pour some Cardamom Vanilla Bath & Body Oil in for a truly relaxing soak.  

Work/Life Balance

The world is on a 24/7 non-stop clock and it’s easy to become consumed by professional responsibilities and neglect your personal time and relaxation. But having a healthy work-life balance is essential to being a healthy human being. Prioritizing boundaries and time away from work is essential to rejuvenating your mind and body. This will also allow you to return to your daily responsibilities with revitalized energy and focus. 

And ask for the help you need. There is no honor in bearing a burden alone. We are all here to help each other, even if at times it doesn’t seem like it.

Boosting Productivity and Creativity

Unfortunately, it is common in modern life to believe that constant productivity will lead to success. In truth, regular self-care and taking breaks will enhance productivity and creativity. Take those breaks (they belong to YOU), rest, remove yourself from the things that are stressing you out. Engage in activities that bring you calm and happiness. This is what will really help improve your focus, productivity and creativity. 

Build Coping Mechanisms

With the uncertainty and stress that are part of everyday life, it is important to establish coping mechanisms to help prevent burnout. Having some tricks to help navigate difficult daily decisions is key to managing stress. Taking time to enjoy your skin care routine certainly can count as a way to chill out after a long day. Applying your favorite moisturizer and curling up with a book is a great way to spend an evening.

Conclusion

Prioritizing self-care and your overall wellness is not a luxury but a necessity. Neglecting your physical, mental and emotional well-being can have detrimental effects on your overall quality of life. Recognizing the importance of self-care and integrating it into your daily routines can lead to a more balanced, healthier and happier life. 

Next: Read about Angelina’s Quick & Easy Nighttime Skincare Ritual. Great for when you just really need to get to bed.

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Hi Angelina
I just read your Journal entry on self care. I find your new Beauty Sleep my favorite product. It checks all the boxes for me. It is an exquisite product and it meets a need I didn’t realize how badly I needed.
I realized what a huge toll the “energetic crush of our societal times” is having on my internal beauty. At bedtime I’m more than ready to be done with it all. Your Beauty Sleep is perfect!!! I can pair that with the fragrance of Bulgarian Rose Hydrosol. And I think I used to have a calming roll-on that I would touch the soothing points like temples, behind ears, back of neck.
For me, this has become the added genius to your product line, the whole-body self care you provide.
Many thanks 🙏🏻

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