It’s too easy to get caught up in the busyness of springtime: we’re all so darn excited for warmer weather that we sometimes leave the rituals that keep us grounded behind. Without those self-care rituals, we leave ourselves at risk for stress. Chronic stress makes us more susceptible to health problems like heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, and anxiety. Yikes.
We wellness women often straddle a counterintuitive dynamic of working hard, and working hard to disconnect, so that we can keep giving our best selves to the world.
The hardest part of rekindling a relationship with your personal well-being is always the initial disconnect (buh-bye Instagram). Prioritizing yourself can feel strange, especially if you’re not used to it or haven’t done it in a while. We’re here to remind you that self-care isn’t selfish, it’s completely essential to functioning at your best. If you need a little pep in your step, here’s a self-care guide for spring, because everyone has five minutes and you don't need a reason to honor yourself.