Taking a tip from Cheryl Miller, I'm going to start a 30-day self-care challenge today. Please follow along, and I hope that this inspires you to take care of yourself a little better, too. The truth is, we're self-employed and our bosses can be slave drivers. So we've got to take the initiative to:
1. Step away from the computer.
2. Remember the things that recharge our batteries.
3. Make them a priority.
Why am I starting today? It's actually an important point:
You can start any time. An acquaintance said to me recently that he wanted to wait till the beginning of the month to take care of his finances because it's "magical" to him. Well, I've got news for you: The only magical time is right now because it's the only time you can affect.
So: Day 1
A trip to the chiropractor
If you're like me, you sit at your desk every day and don't necessarily do it in the most ergonomic way. Ever since the injury I got in May, I've been sleeping poorly and in strange positions to protect my back. Ergo, some really messed up neck and shoulder muscles--not to mention the usual lower-back pain I have from a stuck s-bone.
Today is my first day back to the chiropractor in almost four months and I'm so excited about it. Taking care of my body will help me sleep better and make me more refreshed and ready to go when I start my day at work.
What's your self-care priority today?