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Self-Care Saturday

myownveryone

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Okay guys, I know it's late but I've been inspired. I thought I'd post it now for preperation for next week. I really like this idea and hope it catches on.

Self-Care Saturday:
The day of the week when you look after you. Let yourself lie in bed all day. Don't let anything rush you. Agree to not linger on what cannot be changed. Read that book you love so much. Watch that movie you've been wanting to see. Do what you want. Leave the dishes. Nothing needs doing. Whatever you do will be enough. Be kind to yourself. Be kind to yourself all days. But make a special effort on this day, because you deserve it, and you are enough.

Every day is hard. Just let this one day be... enough.

I'd like to suggest for everyone to make a self care box. I have attached the picture that inspired me to make this post. It contains a run-down of a care box incase you're not familiar or need inspiration.

What will you put in yours? If you're already on board with the whole self-care Saturday idea, what did you do for yourself?
 

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Unique1

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Thank you for sharing this :)

What a lovely idea..

Unique1 xx
 
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I thought it was too. The idea had been popping up on my news feed on Facebook for a few weeks, and I looked for a thread for it but didn't see one, so I made one ^.^

I'm glad you like the idea, Unique x
 
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Love it!
Anything that helps us feel better, gotta be good..
Thanks again :) xx
 
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I like the idea, but just not practical!
I will have to have Self Care Spontaneous-moments-when-there's-time-and-peace
:)
 
myownveryone

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You can still self care-care Saturday. You can tell yourself to not worry about things on Saturdays, and not over work or beat yourself up about anything - Saturdays. And fit in as much self care as possible around all the every thing else. And maybe even just ONE little nice thing on Saturday? Like a face mask you leave on overmight or something. Just a teeny little thing to make you feel good.

I think it's just a reminder to care for yourself. It sucks to feel like crap all the time. Sometimes the smallest thing can make us feel better.
 
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Anybody got anything planned for tomorrow?

Remember, tomorrow is your day!

I'm going to do some sewing. Ive been sorting through my son's old clothes and I've decided I'm going to make a patchwork quilt out of any clothes I have soft spots for. That's what I'll probably be doing for my foreseeable Saturdays. And I'm going to have a nice long soak in the bath. ^.^
 
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