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Keeping Calm And Invest In Your Self Care

 

If you’re a busy mom, it can be great; a rewarding experience like no other, and you’ll never regret having your beautiful kids. However, it’s also hard work, and being tired and a little stressed-out seems to be part and parcel of your life now. Being busy 24/7 can take its toll on your well being, especially if you’re constantly putting the needs of your brood before your own (as every mom does). You’ll be up early to make breakfast and get everyone out of the house in one piece, household chores are never-ending, and you might even be losing sleep due to worry, thinking about what’s in store the following day, and your other work and life commitments. Therefore, it’s time to take care of yourself more, especially if feeling your best may have slipped down to the bottom of your priority list. The less you look after your own needs, and give up the time it takes to invest in self care regularly, the more you’ll suffer from low self-confidence and poor mental health.

If your confidence is down; your mood and self-esteem will be low too. Therefore, it’s crucial for a happy household to have a mom who knows her self-worth and makes an effort to look after her needs. The following are some ideas, tips, and inspiration for tired moms who could do with a boost to get them back on track in a healthy and balanced life, and feeling their best; the more you’re smiling, the happier your family will be, making it a win-win situation.

Sleeping Well And Relaxation

It’s time to take a step back and think about how much rest you’re giving yourself. Instead of doing what seems like a million jobs once the kids are in bed or out of the house; take some time to relax and unwind. A tense and stressed body will begin to affect your health and well being so that you look and feel like a tired, rundown mom. Therefore, taking a long soak in the bath, chilling out in front of Netflix for an hour, or reading a novel in bed, can all contribute to easing your busy mind, and will ensure that you keep that smile up for a confident future ahead. Look into ways of reducing anxiety and ensuring that you have a peaceful night’s sleep. Check out the 5 best weighted blankets – reviewed by a clinical psychologist and think about alternative ways to relax, unwind, and stay as calm as possible. Switching of anything with a screen at least an hour before sleep, will also help you drift off into a restful slumber. Self care often starts with sleep, so make sure that it’s a priority, for a healthy body and mind.

Feeling Your Best And Gaining Confidence

It’s pretty likely that you might be run off your feet, but it’s always worth looking at your busy schedule and finding out when you have spare moments to do things for your appearance that will bring a smile to your face and give you a spring in your step. Whether it’s as small as a new red lipstick or an item of jewelry, a trip to the salon for a fresh hairstyle, or looking into a serious pamper session at your nearest spa; positive changes that make you feel great are always worth your time and effort. It’s the little things that can lead to a big boost in your inner and outer strength, which can lead to a calmer and happier you. The more you stride out of the door with confidence, the happier you’ll feel on the inside, and who knows where your day might lead!

Staying Social And Having Some Fun

Obviously, you adore your family and kids, but there’s nothing like a date night without them, or an evening of dancing and drinks with your friends and perhaps, other moms. You’re a great mom, but it’s always good to remind yourself that you’re also a confident woman who can enjoy herself now and again. It’s important to have regular releases, when you can let your hair down, and have those occasions to look forward to. Whether it’s a meal in the new restaurant in town, a show, or even a weekend away somewhere; keep booking things and fill up your diary with plans for yourself. The other stuff can fit around your well being, you’ll still be able to catch up or do what’s needed on your return. You’ll come back to your home feeling happy, refreshed, recharged, and ready for whatever family and work life have in store.

About Kimberly

Kimberly Vetrano resides in the suburbs of New York City with her family and "mini zoo" consisting of five cats, a dog and a Goldfish. Kimberly is a teacher's assistant for a Kindergarten class. When she is not working or blogging, Kimberly enjoys taking photos of nature and hanging out with family and friends.