In pop culture today, self-care seems like this vague, expensive thing to practice but in reality, self-care is anything you do to take care of yourself physically, financially and emotionally. In this article, we list 10 ways to practice self-care as women.
1. Drinking water
Drinking water helps you stay hydrated. A dehydrated babe is a moody, unhealthy babe. It is recommended that the average person drinks at least six bottles of water every day.
2. Blocking and muting
Blocking or muting someone on social media is a form of boundary setting and it’s okay to decide that you don’t want to consume certain content. That’s you looking out for yourself.
3. Taking screen breaks
It’s not news that social media can be bad for a person’s mental health so whenever you can, try to take a screen break. Your eyes and your mental health will thank you.
4. Alone time
Taking time out for yourself is one of the commonest ways to treat yourself, you can decide to go out alone or stay indoors and watch a movie, or just look at the ceiling while ignoring everyone else. Na you get yourself.
The economy keeps getting worse and with Bubu on the seat, only God knows where we are headed. This is why budgeting should be a routine for you. Even if you are unable to save, it helps you plan your finances better.
Leaving anything that doesn’t serve you — home, a relationship or a job — can be liberating. Lean on me no mean press me die.
7. Saying “I can’t afford it”
This is you speaking up for yourself and if that’s not self-care, I don’t know what is.
8. Pap smears
9. Feeling your feelings
Not letting yourself feel the emotions you are feeling, especially when they are negative can build resentment and spill into other areas of your life. If you have difficulty with this, therapy may be necessary.
10. Practising safe sex
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