Health · Self-Love

Best kind of self-care

You know whatโ€™s best kind of self-love/self-care? ๐Ÿค” Taking care of your own health! ๐Ÿค—
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โžก๏ธ First of all, treat yourself well! ๐Ÿ™ Have a closer look on what youโ€™re eating ๐Ÿ‘…. Do you plan your meals and grocery shopping ๐Ÿ—’ or do you just go to a store, buy whatever you see and put it all on a pan just to โ€žthrowโ€ something into your belly ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ? Do you bring enough vitamins, proteins, fiber? ๐Ÿง Are your meals nutritious? ๐Ÿฅฆ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿœ
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Now, howโ€™s your physical activity? ๐Ÿค” Do you workout ๐Ÿ’ช, practice some sport ๐Ÿ€, go for walks , do yoga or pilates๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ? Physical activity has as much impact on your physical health as healthy eating ๐Ÿ˜‰
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And now, howโ€™s your mental health? ๐Ÿง  Do you sleep well? ๐Ÿ˜ด Do you feel confident? Are you anxiety free? ๐Ÿ˜‡
Physical health (so healthy eating and regular physical activities) have great impact on mental health too! You know what they say โ€“ healthy body, healthy mind ๐Ÿ˜‰
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โžก๏ธ Secondly, do you examine yourself? ๐Ÿ“ˆ๐Ÿ“Š Do you do regular blood tests ๐Ÿ’‰, regular ultrasounds or x-rays of your stomach, lungs or heart? Do you go see a doctor regularly or only when you feel bad already? ๐Ÿ˜ถ
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I examine myself once a year. I do blood tests, check my heart, my lungs, my stomach and lady parts. You should too! ๐Ÿค—
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โžก๏ธ And lastly, remember to seek help whenever you need it ๐Ÿ™โš ๏ธNo matter if itโ€™s something about your physical health or, especially, mental health! If you feel bad donโ€™t hide it away! Go and get some help! ๐Ÿ™

Smiley Future

Smiley Future โ€“ Step 40

If you still lack motivation think whether youโ€™re not too tired or too overwhelmed ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ.
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Maybe you need regeneration? ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ If yes, think what do you need most to feel better? Being active or relaxing? โ˜บ Rest or new wave of inspiration? To be alone or to be among others? More sleep? ๐Ÿ›Œ Healthier diet? ๐Ÿฅฆ Contact with nature? ๐Ÿž Maybe it would be good if youโ€™d went to have a massage or see a doctor? ๐Ÿฅ
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Treat rest and rebuilding your strength (physical or mental) as ESSENTIAL step in reaching your goal ๐Ÿ’ช. If youโ€™re lacking strength you canโ€™t demand from yourself to be motivated and to have the will to work ๐Ÿ˜‰. Task for this week: take care of youself!!! ๐Ÿ™

What helps you rest, regenerate?
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Next week: Motivations vs pleasure
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Source: @chodakowskaewa‘s new book “90 days – design your tomorrow”