Time to Treat Yourself

February 22, 2019


With Valentine's Day behind us, I thought it would be a great time to focus on you. It is easy getting caught up in the whirlwind of taking care of others, whether your children, spouse, friends or family. In turn, I wanted to take this post as an opportunity to share different ways you can treat yourself.

Grab A Book

Turn off your phone and find a place where you can be alone, from a quiet place in your home to a coffee shop to a bookstore to even a library. Yes, the latter still exist. Pick a book from a genre that will allow you to let go - maybe grab a juicy romance novel or a spooky mystery novel. If you need to, set a timer or an alarm to ensure you don't have to keep checking your phone. Take this as an opportunity to disconnect and enjoy the moment.

Enjoy The Spa

This may seem cliché when talking about ways to treat yourself but there is something special about pampering yourself with a spa treatment. If you can, make your appointment at a spa where you can also have access to a sauna. This way, you can maximize the experience, and you'll walk out glowing!

Be A Tourist

How often have you had friends come visit, they are naming off local sites and you end up admitting you haven't ever been there? It does often seem the closest places to us we take for granted or keep thinking we will visit. So, why not take this as an opportunity to be a tourist in your own city. Go to a museum or a restaurant or a historical site that you have been too busy to enjoy or see. Let yourself get lost in your own city. I'm certain you'll be surprised what else you will discover.

It may be hard to do, but try and carve out time for you in the coming days. And, sometimes it's just about turning off the phone and being in the moment. Some of my best downtime is when I workout because the phone is off, and I try to stay in the moment. Whatever you choose to do, enjoy it.

- Aimee


P.S. Did you know Adea offers lingerie? Yes, they do! A great base layer against your skin means that's one less thing to worry about when you are focusing on you.



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