10 Easy Ways To Pamper Yourself When You Have No Time
In today's world, we are so busy with work or studies that we hardly have any time for ourselves...
While we can't just quit our jobs and relax for our entire life, we can try to find at least one hour every week to relax. Here is a list of 10 ways to pamper yourself in your busy schedule. This includes all the things you can try when you need to relax and unwind.
1. Take a warm bath
If you don't have a bathtub, just take a hot relaxing shower and put on your favorite music. Relaxing in a hot bath has been found to lower blood pressure, improve circulation and dilate blood vessels which could alleviate the pain of headaches. It will also relax your muscles. This is one of the best ways to pamper yourself when you hardly have any time.
2. Go for a massage
If you don't have time to go to a spa, you can call them at your house to get a facial or a massage. This will relax you and is the best way to pamper yourself. Go for full body massages such as Balinese or Swedish massages. If you are not comfortable with that, you can go for the head, foot or back massages. This will not only relax you but is also highly beneficial for your body.
3. Home spa is a good idea
If you don't have too much time or money, you can just give yourself a spa treatment at home. Give yourself a facial using home remedies or give yourself a manicure or pedicure. Keep cucumber on your eyes and relax.
4. Soak your feet in warm water
This is guaranteed to relax you. Your feet becomes tired since it carries all the weight, and you need to take care of it. So take a small bucket, fill it with hot water and just soak your feet in it. You can use a foot scrub to exfoliate and massage your feet. While your feet is in the water, you can listen to some music or do anything. This is quick and very relaxing.
5. Watch a movie or read
When was the last time you read your favorite book or watched a good movie? Try to take an hour or two and read a book or watch a movie before bedtime. Don't be distracted by your phones or anything else. Just take this time out to go into your own world.
6. Meditate for relaxation
Meditation will relax both your mind and your body. You can find many types of music to help you with meditation. Basically, you just need to concentrate on the things going on in your mind and you will feel a sense of calmness sweeping over you. This will only take 30 minutes and is one of the habits that many successful people religiously follow.
7. Power Workout is effective
If you don't have time to exercise every day, then you should take 30 minutes every other day to do power exercise. On the internet, there are many exercises which are quick and effective. When you are done, it will leave you pumped up.
8. Pursue a hobby
What's better than spending time doing something you love? It can be painting or sports. Take at least half an hour to do something you love, it will instantly relax you and make you happy.
9. Communication is the key
Talking to someone you love and it will make you feel happy instantly due to various chemical reactions in your body. This can be your family or your partner or an old friend. Make sure it's a positive person as you need to relax.
10. Listen to music and rest
If you don't want to do anything that's mentioned above, you can just lie down and do absolutely nothing. If you are so busy, then I am sure you will appreciate this as it will give you time to pause, and reflect. It's definitely a wonderful way to pamper your mind.
Image Source: 1, 2, 3, 4