7 Ideas for Self-Care Working Women Should Try

7 Ideas for Self-Care Working Women Should Try

This is a generation of “superwomen.”

Forget Wonder Woman because the working women you see every day juggle more acts than the DC super heroine. Many are mothers to multiple children, dedicated homemakers while also holding a career, being active members of their community, and so much more.

There is no denying that today’s women are accomplishing so much, and so the world rightfully celebrates their achievements. The problem, however, is a lot of women are only too willing to bear numerous responsibilities to improve the life of others that their wellbeing becomes the least of their priorities.

This is why there is a growing movement for self-care for working women. It is imperative for high-performing women to learn that prioritizing themselves allows them to be better at the different roles they play. At the same time, self-care is something they absolutely deserve.

Having a good quality of life is all about knowing your worth.

So, if you are a career woman guilty of putting everybody else first and forgetting yourself, it’s time to make a change and start dedicating time for self-care. Here are seven ideas worth trying:

  1. Get regular hair treatments

The head holds a lot of tension since it’s the command centre of the body. You will notice that when you are stressed, your scalp can become oily and itchy. Along with that, your locks can become dull and brittle as well.

De-stress your tresses by getting a hair treatment regularly. This will not only make you feel better, but it will also restore the healthy appearance of your mane.

  1. Pamper your hands and feet

A luxurious mani and pedi at a salon is a delightful sensory experience. Your hands and feet will be soaked in soothing aromatic solutions. Professional technicians will massage them as well, so expect to get your tired hands and feet rejuvenated by their expert hands.

Do you know that such simple massage is comparable to a few hours of complete rest? Best of all, after getting a mani-pedi, your hands and feet will definitely feel and look so much better.

  1. Have a full body massage

Rid your body of any stress knots through careful and strategic kneading. A full body massage offers the following health benefits:

  • Better quality of sleep
  • Improved blood circulation
  • Reduced aches and pains
  • Flexibility
  • Stronger immune system

If you wish to treat yourself, a full body massage will prove to be worth your time and money.

  1. Meditate

Give yourself at least five minutes in the morning to empty your mind and release burdensome thoughts, focus on your breathing, and conjure up positive vibes.

Doing this every day will provide you with improved mental clarity and free you from stress.

  1. Take long and luxurious baths

On a Friday night (or any night actually) after work, create a bathroom setup that will ensure your relaxation.

Light up a few scented candles, play Zen music, and bring out all the fancy bath products you typically reserve for special occasions. Fill up your bathtub and just soak your aches, pains and stresses away.

A long warm bath is a lovely way to detoxify your mind and body. Afterwards, you will feel so much lighter, and you can bet on sleep coming to you quite easily so that next morning, you will feel truly rejuvenated.

  1. Dine in style

Food is always a treat; but more so if it is prepared by a highly trained chef.

Give yourself this beautiful experience because you deserve it. You work hard for your job and you take care of other people. Therefore, you deserve to splurge on yourself, be served a feast in style, and titillate your taste buds with exquisite flavours.

  1. Travel

Present yourself with novel experiences only offered in different countries. Likewise, grow your knowledge and understanding of the world.

Travel is a fantastic way to increase your joy in life by providing you with a better perspective of how majestic the world truly is. Seeing the world far and beyond can open your eyes to new possibilities and break whatever limitations you yourself or others have set for you.

Take out a personal loan for a holiday getaway or, better yet, save for your dream vacation.

Love yourself

As cliché as it may sound because the adage is stamped on different kinds of inspirational products – self-care is not selfish.

You need it in order to be the person you can be happy with and proud of so you can bring light to the life of the people who matter to you.

Care for yourself now – it’s the right thing to do.

AUTHOR BIO

Hillary Kozma is the Owner/Managing Director/Creative Director of Kozma & Kozma Salon. Having built the foundation of her skills with an apprenticeship under a direct protege of Vidal Sassoon, Hillary and her husband opened Glow American Salon in Qatar in 2007 before expanding to Dubai as Kozma & Kozma in 2016. Hillary is hailed by the media as a “pioneer in her field” for introducing new talents, concepts, philosophies, and techniques to the Middle East.

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