how often do we simply slow down and notice how we feel?
that is super duper a lot.
BUT you are all capable. And you must remind yourself of that. Daily.
I believe there IS A BETTER WAY.
it starts by simply choosing YOU
more of the time.
"Self-care means to me affirming the goodness and divine qualities about myself. It means taking care of my mind, body, and soul. I am hoping to get reacquainted with nurturing myself so that I can be self-full."
- Earlesha Butler, Doctoral Candidate
the key is developing a self-care mindset . . . that works. for. you.
we simply need to create that vision for ourselves.
become in-tune with how we want to feel.
do things that help us feel that way.
sometimes it means DOING LESS in order to BE MORE.
sometimes it means making hard decisions . . . because in the end we can't do it all.
we must choose what makes the best sense for us in each particular moment . . .
in our day . . . and in our life.
so how do we go about making our self-care a priority amidst all of the pressures of grad school?
we need to work each of these key ingredients to FEEL GOOD on a daily basis.
I need to learn better self-care habits, how to make them a priority and fit them into my life.
I know my future depends on it.
get over it
it's not serving you
or anyone else.
how do you want to feel?
// self-knowledge //
start to simply notice more about yourself
your tendencies with your time + energy
know your non-negotiable's
make them BIG ROCKS
IT HAPPENS NO MATTER WHAT!
which means we need to address and deal with our natural tendencies toward . . .
. . . time management
. . . and work within our natural flow instead of against it. we can create the structure we need through intentional choices.
we can also remain fluid + adaptive when necessary . . .
// planning //
track your time
for a week
see what you find out
schedule your BIG ROCKS FIRST
make time your friend
P L A N N I N G on P U R P O S E w/intention.
// adaptability //
lay out your plan.
know when to be flexible
and when to stand your ground.
my water bottle: I don't leave home without it!
try it. and try it now. I guarantee it. will. change. your. life.
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