Everyone has a busy life. With everything and everyone that needs your care, it can be difficult to find time for hobbies, exercise, time to relax, or even time to get enough sleep. Me Time can seem like a luxury or even selfish. However, time taken just for you helps to manage stress and helps make life a little less crazy.
Me Time can include almost anything you do for yourself. It can be a hobby, a sport, time just to relax, or even time to get enough sleep. Me Time is that time you give yourself for your favorite activities. To some it might seem like self-indulgence and somewhat selfish. That isn’t the case. Me Time is actually a healthy way to stay balanced and centered so you can do all the other things you need to do.
Often Me Time is the first thing to fall by the wayside when life gets busy. In addition, there are those of us who haven’t spent a great deal of time and energy on ourselves and may not be very comfortable with time alone. Practice getting used to Me Time by taking time for yourself every day and, eventually, you will get used to it and even look forward to it.
Me Time is essential for rejuvenation. Just fifteen minutes a day can make a big difference. The wonderful thing about Me Time is you get to decide what you will do during that time, and there is no right or wrong as long as you enjoy what you do. Taking time for yourself is the greatest gift you can give yourself and others. By taking time for yourself, you will be more refreshed and relaxed when spending time with those around you. Me Time replenishes your energy so you have plenty of you to share with others.
What gets in the way of your Me Time?
Live the Day
Today, take some time for yourself. Do something that will be fun, relaxing and rejuvenating. You will be happy you did.
Daily Success Formula
Relaxation + Rejuvenation = Me Time
“Be kind and gentle with yourself. If you don’t make the time to care for yourself, who else is going to?” Wendy Betterini
“I’ve learned to take time for myself and to treat myself with a great deal of love and respect ’cause I like me . . . I think I’m kind of cool.” Whoopi Goldberg