Updated: Jan 5, 2022
As the new year begins, it is time to put our own self and well-being as a priority. With the hustle and bustle of everyday life, we tend to forget about being present in the moment and doing things that will do ourselves well. Sometimes all it takes is setting 5 minutes aside to ourselves a day to have a whole new positive outlook.
Take a social media break & spend your free time reading a book. Shop books I’m loving here.
Listen to your favourite music playlist
Watch your favourite movie
Call a friend or family member you’ve been thinking of
Do a minimum of 30 minutes of exercise
Spend extra time with your pet
Go to bed 30 minutes earlier
Do a breathing exercise
Spend some time organizing something that’s been bothering you
Watch the sunrise or sunset, or both!
Cook/order your favourite meal
Try out a new form of physical activity
Put on your favourite music and dance
Spend time outdoors
Drink at least 10 glasses of water Day 16:
Do yoga or stretching. Shop a yoga mat here.
Schedule 30 minutes of alone time
Eat 4-5 fruits and vegetables
Find a meditation video and do it
Wake up 30 minutes earlier and do something you’ve been neglecting
Light some candles. Shop candles here.
Take a bath
Journal how you’re day went. Shop a journal notebook here.
Write down 5 things you’re grateful for
Sit and have a warm drink at a time throughout the day you normally wouldn’t
Buy a colouring book. Shop here.
To check out a colouring book made by West Islanders, shop here.
Bake your favourite dessert
Look in the mirror and name 5 things you love about yourself
Go for a walk
Try a new activity you’ve been dying to try
Write down goals for the next month