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Self-Care Tips for the Busy Women

Why women matter

By Paisley HansenPublished 5 years ago 3 min read

No matter who you are, man or woman, we all need to find time to take care of ourselves properly. Men and women need completely different things in order to maintain their health, and it happens to be women who need to pay a lot more attention as opposed to men. This article will help you understand where you need to begin and what you should focus on in your life.

Finding time to work out

Trying to include a good workout into your schedule can be hard, especially after a long, hard day at work. Squeezing in short bursts of time for a few reps of something will show results over time. For example, if you happen to be sitting behind a computer all day long, set a timer for every hour or two to stand up and do 10 squats. Then get right back to work. This allows you to stretch and get the blood moving again. It also wakes you up a bit and all at the same time, toning your legs and behind. However you decide to fit this into your day is up to you, and there are apps that can be downloaded that help you with this very thing. Exercise can be a great stress reliever.

Eating right

Do not forget to eat well. A great, balanced diet keeps your mind focused and your body fueled. Running on low energy will cause confusion, delayed reactions, anger, anxiety, and so many more things that come along with a bad diet. Not to mention all the illnesses that come along with poor eating habits. Add stress on top of all of that and you have yourself an explosion preparing to happen.

Ways to help you unwind

Busy women cannot always see all the available resources around them because they simply just can't take the time out for it... that is how they think. It is always ok to ask for help with anything. A brain overload is the worst thing a person could have to experience. It starts with anxiety and irritation and continues to rise and build up until you finally snap. Nobody wants to deal with this, especially you.

If you have a dog, spend as much time with it as you possibly can. It is a known fact that dogs are a natural stress reliever. Another stress reliever would be exercise, so why not use your natural, God-given talent for multitasking and work out with your dog. This is not only beneficial for both of your health (mentally and physically), but also strengthens the bond between you and your fur baby.

Beautiful you

Your beauty is a huge factor for how you feel throughout the day. If you are unsatisfied with your appearance and feel as if you just don't have enough time in the day to maintain all the hard work you put into looking good, then check out some alternatives to things that could help you save some time. One way ladies can save time in the morning is by having faith flashes either adhesively attached to them or magnetically attached like the ones found through One Two Cosmetics on Instagram. Start using tinted moisturizers to get that even skin tone while hydrating your skin. This can cut down on applying concealer over time, and there are brands that have a BB cream based moisturizer. Diet comes into play again with this issue because the proper diet also leads to a perfect complexion. The best thing to do is to stay hydrated and eat as much food with hydrating properties. This will not only keep you looking fabulous, but it literally helps with a whole list of issues.


About the Creator

Paisley Hansen

Paisley Hansen is a freelance writer and expert in health, fitness, beauty, and fashion. When she isn’t writing she can usually be found reading a good book or hitting the gym.

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