Making Time For Yourself
July 12, 2022
Alexandra Wade

As a 21st-century girl, you are probably constantly on the move. After all, you have priorities. This includes your career, friendships, relationships, and family. With that said, you may not even have time to focus on yourself and the things you need. This is actually more common than you think so you are not alone. There are hundreds if not thousands of women in the world who don’t make time for themselves. Now even though your priorities are important and need your attention but you should be your main priority. This is where making time for yourself comes in.

 

Making time for yourself is the one thing that should be a constant in your life. Yes, you have things to do but if you don’t take care of yourself first you won’t be able to do those things. Now no one is saying that you need to break your budget to take care of yourself. You really don’t have to spend money to actually do it. All you need is to take some time out of your busy schedule and simply do whatever makes you happy. This can really be something as simple as reading a book or even taking a well-deserved bubble bath.

 

Woman reading book while sitting cross-legged at home

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You see, it can be really simple. The entire purpose of making time for yourself is that in that time frame you are only thinking about yourself and no one else. If you are new to this you can try to start by setting an hour aside for yourself each day. It may feel a bit strange at first especially if you are a people pleaser but once you get the ball rolling it will become like second nature. Now if you have too many things to handle during the week, you may want to look at making your weekends all about you. You may think that you don’t have the time for self-care but you do.

 

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