12 Days of Christmas Self Care: Day 2

Day 2: Celebrate the Small Victories

Day 2: Celebrate the Small Victories

 

Day 2 of the 12 Days of Self Care! This is something I’m pretty bad at myself. I’ve never been good at noticing the “small” victories, but I’m definitely getting better! 

We definitely always celebrate those big victories, like getting into college, getting a new job, losing all that weight, whatever it is. It’s like if it doesn’t make a significant impact in our life we don’t recognize it. But there are so many small things we should appreciate and celebrate!

 

Here is a list of some daily and more general small victories you can celebrate!

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12 Days of Christmas Self Care

12 Days of Christmas Self Care

The 12 days leading up to Christmas can be a bit nerve wracking if you have a large family, or are going to be hosting said family, or you have to spend the whole day surrounded by people, or you just might not enjoy Christmas that much. 

So I’ve come up with the idea of the 12 Days of Christmas Self Care!

Each day leading up to Christmas Day, I will post a new self-care tip and how to go about it!

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Mental Health and a Depressive Funk

Mental Health and a Depressive Funk

The other day I got home from work with no motivation to do anything. I put my purse down and stared at the medical bills I needed to pay, past the kitchen where dishes sat in the sink waiting to be washed. I walked past my bathroom that probably could use a good scrub, into my bedroom where clothes were strewn around, notebooks on the floor, the bed unmade, and basically a giant pile of mess.

 

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4 Ways to Handle the Work-Life Balance

 

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Balancing your life with school or work is something that can be a bit tricky if you’re not the best with time management. Making sure you have enough time to get your work done as well as not holding up in your room because you’re too tired to go out or socialize is crucial to maintaining a good work-life balance.

There are ways to make sure you don’t burn yourself out or favor one side over the other.

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Step-by-Step Self Care Guide

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Self care is something that’s become a very popular term recently. When most people think of self care they think of a spa day, pampering yourself, or a full on vacation-esque day. But anyone who’s had days where they just feel like they can’t go on knows the truth about self care. Sometimes self care is sometimes the hardest thing to do, and it might take all day, but it has to be done.

As someone who has anxiety and depression, I’ve had my fair share of days where waking up was even a problem. I could have used some sort of push to have some self care. Sometimes self care isn’t always the most glamorous thing to do, but what needs to be done

Hopefully you won’t need this, but if you do here is my self care guide.

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