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7 Tips for Summer Self-Care

July 11, 2018

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There is a lot going on in the summer months. So much that you might lose sight of yourself and your self-care. Quality self-care is good to have throughout the year, but it is especially important in summer because that’s the time you’ll most likely forget about it. As mentioned, there is a lot going on in the summer months. So much that you might lose sight of yourself and your self-care. Quality self-care is good to have throughout the year, but it is especially important in summer because that’s the time you’ll most likely forget about it. Here are 7 tips to help you stay up on your self-care:

1. Get a Good Night’s Rest

As tempting as it is to stay up all night with friends, you do need a good night’s rest. It’s okay to stay up late once in awhile, but don’t you find that just leads you to sleep longer in the day? You don’t want to be wasting your days especially if they are nice weather days.

Getting a good sleep is important.Getting a good sleep is important.

2. Take Time For Yourself

Take time to work on you. Don’t be afraid to spend time alone doing your favorite hobby, or catching up on your summer reading. We all need breaks from people so allow yourself to regroup. Do some thinking about your future and what your next goal is going to be.

Take care of yourself and do the things you love.Take care of yourself and do the things you love.

3. Check in with your Mood

See how you are feeling and that you don’t have the summertime sadness going on. Check in with your head and make sure you are in a good place. Moods are ever changing and if we let them they can ruin our days, and take away from the fun that summer is suppose to be.

Sometimes it is nice to have alone time.Sometimes it is nice to have alone time.

4. Stay up With your Hygiene

Summer comes with a lot of playing outside, muddy bike rides and trips to the public pool. That’s a lot of germs. You want to steer clear from getting too dirty, so shower and take baths regularly. There is nothing wrong with a daily shower to start or end your day.

It is always good to have a plan for quality self-care.It is always good to have a plan for quality self-care.

5. Don’t Do Anything You Don’t Want To

There are always the pressures from others to do silly things, and I’m sure you can think of a whole bunch, but don’t get involved with anything that can bring you trouble this summer. Don’t do anything you don’t actually want to do. Keep your head level and rational and ask wise mind what it would do. Follow your gut and you can’t go wrong.

It is really important to take care of yourself.It is really important to take care of yourself.

6. Trust Your Instincts

It’s a lot like trusting your gut. That inner voice in you that tells you something or someone is off. Listen to it. You likely have good instincts and know what is best for you. At the end of the day, the best person to trust is yourself.

What does self-care mean to you?What does self-care mean to you?

7. Stay Away From Drama

Don’t get caught up in summer drama, no matter how much fun it can be sometimes, it is not good for you. It will only taint your summer and bring you stress. Whatever it may be, try to stay out of it so that you can maintain a good headspace as summer. Drama can affect our mental health in a bad way, and you really don’t want that.

Hang out with friends that make you feel good.Hang out with friends that make you feel good.

As you can see, there are a lot of ways to take care of yourself this summer. Getting lots of rest, eating the right foods, drinking lots of water, and staying clean and healthy. The most important thing is that you stay true to yourself, and trust in yourself and what you really want to be a part of. There is so much to do in the summer, which is the beauty of it, you get to decide what you want to do.

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Do you exercise summer self-care? If so, what do you do? Comment below.