Consider really taking time this Mother’s Day just for yourself. We know it’s harder these days with everyone home, but maybe you can find two hours just for yourself to do something nurturing for your spirit.
We believe self-care is the best gift you can give yourself, or your beloved mama. Everyone needs a little nudge now-and-again to jump-start their self-love routine. Consider really taking time this Mother’s Day just for yourself. We know it’s harder these days with everyone home, but maybe you can find two hours just for yourself to do something nurturing for your spirit.
Here are some ideas of activities our editors put together that could inspire you to take time out for yourself, or gift that special woman in your life, as a reminder to embrace self-love:
Meditation Practice: Meditation has been proven to reduce stress, control anxiety, lengthen attention span, enhance self-awareness and more. Incorporating meditation into your daily routine can help you navigate the stresses of daily life. If you’re interested in learning more about meditation read our Intro to Mindfulness Meditation blog.
Yoga Practice: Yoga can improve flexibility and strength, reduce stress, become more mindful and more grounded. Yoga is a great way to not only de-stress but to improve your overall health by getting your body moving.
Long Shower: Now you probably do this everyday or most days, but you may take this time for granted. Instead, think of this time as an opportunity to refresh and revitalize not only your body but your mind and spirit. Take the time to enjoy this daily necessity by clearing your thoughts of any negativity and cleansing your body. Try one of our body scrubs or cleansing bars.
Long Bath: During the week you don’t always have the time to slow down and take a bath, but incorporating a weekly bath into your routine can help relieve sore muscles, help you sleep better and improve your mood. If you’re ready to incorporate a weekly bath into your routine check out our Sandalwood / Rose Herbal Bath and Body Oil, Brahmi / Rose Herbal Bath and Body Oil and Turmeric / Rose Herbal Bath and Body Oil.
Dry Brush and Abhyanga: Dry brushing is another ancient practice that has made a recent resurgence in popularity and it’s no wonder given the many benefits that include it’s exfoliating, it Increases circulation, it's Invigorating and energizing, it stimulates the lymph. It helps eliminate toxins or detoxify the body. Our Dry Brush and Small Body Brush are perfect to jumpstart your lymph. After you dry brush, finish up with a loving self-massage, known as abhyanga. The Aromatherapy Dosha Oils were designed for this daily self-love practice.
Make sure to slow down and take the time to enjoy your daily ritual. After all, self-care shouldn’t be rushed.