Usually, when we hear we should be practicing self-care, we think that means we should go get a manicure, take a hot bath, or do something else to pamper ourselves. It's easy to ignore because it's old news, and let's face it, life is busy enough without stopping for a massage on the way home from the office.
Sure, pampering yourself is great, but self-care is so much more than that.
What if I could let you in on a little secret (OK, make that five secrets) so you can practice self-love regularly? I promise these tips won't take any extra time out of your busy schedule.
Seriously, practicing self-care daily is important because when you do, you get the benefit of legit confidence—the kind of confidence that'll land you a hot date or a much-needed promotion.
To get started, treat yourself as if you're having a love affair … with yourself.
Think about it. If you were having a fling with a lover, how would you treat that person? Pretty awesome, right?
Here's how you can start treating yourself like a lover: