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5 Little Mental Health Tips

It’s been really heartening to see an increased focus on mental health and the importance it holds in our lives; there’s still a long way to go, but heightened awareness about various mental illnesses has allowed many of us to better navigate our lives and take care of ourselves. A lot of the ways in which we help ourselves happen in our day-to-day mundane lives, outside of therapists’ consultations (if you have any).

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Dating, and Putting Yourself First

As I grow older and closer to 30 (which isn’t that near but neither is it that far), I see more of the ridiculous standards that are placed on women as ar indicator of their value or worth. And on a personal level, I would like to encourage you and support you in creating a life for yourself that holds up to your personal belief system and takes your mental health in mind. Take a deep breath, and you do you.

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3 Easy Ways to Take Care of Your Skin

There you have it! Essential, basic skincare takes really little time, effort, or money, and it goes a long way in the way it lifts your face and gives your self-confidence a push. The way you feel after putting in effort into yourself encourages you to be more self-assured and courageous. It’s really, really effortless, too!

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Balancing Relationships with Loved Ones and Yourself

I’ve come to realise that women in their 20s and 30s tend to be incredibly busy: not only because they’re busy managing their careers and their family lives, but because they have so many commitments to many people outside of these aspects of lives. They’re usually taking care of their parents, their siblings, their partners, and their kids, before checking in with their friends: all while balancing a working life and other professional facets of their careers.

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Exercising and Taking Care of Yourself.

So, take a breather, go out and exercise, even if it’s just 10 minutes. Do something that you like, and let your body have a boost and your mind a break. It only takes 21 days to form a habit, after all. Who knows? 3 weeks later you might find exercising to be an essential part of your life. 

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Moms, Bath before Journaling. Here's Why.

With time, you will find that these rituals enable you to be kinder on yourself and your child. So the next time you are facing a roadblock when attempting to journal for your child, remember, it’s no rush. There are no deadlines. Make time to meditate, re-visit those ill feelings, and work your through them.

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SelfAnn Thomas