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Self-Care Saturday (5 Things to Try Today)

Saturday is a good time to practice self-care. Ideally, you should be doing something to care for yo
Self-Care Saturday (5 Things to Try Today)
Saturday is a good time to practice self-care.
Ideally, you should be doing something to care for your mental health every day, but start small if you have to.
It’s more important that you just do something.
We live in a fast-paced frenetic world. Keep trying self-care activities until you figure out what is the best one for YOU.
This issue contains 5 things you can try today!

Check out some of Rumi's poetry if you get the chance.
Check out some of Rumi's poetry if you get the chance.
Focus on your breathing
Breathing? Yes, breathing. It sounds stupid, but I know I sometimes forget to breathe when I’m tense.
An interesting example, there have been more and more reports that people tend to hold their breath when they are waiting for their email to load.
Go for a walk
Going for walk changes your physical state, which has an impact on your mental/emotional state. Remember, mental health is not just about your thoughts. It’s an interconnected system.
How does going for a walk change how you feel?
Maybe throw some music into the mix. See how that changes your mood.
Experiment, experiment, experiment.
Read something to make you think in a different way
Reading, by its very nature, is peaceful activity, provided that you are reading something that doesn’t make you agitated.
Pick up a favorite book that you haven’t read in a while.
Here’s a nice, positive site that focuses on mental health. It’s called Tiny Buddha.
Pro tip: AVOID the news today and most day.
Go to gym, even if it’s for 5 minutes
Why 5 minutes? Because simply completing the act of going to the gym will motivate you. You’ll feel accomplished.
And once you get there, you’re more likely to want to stay there and make the most of it!
Call someone who values the REAL you
There are people who like you, and then there are people who like you for you.
Do you know what I mean?
Call someone who likes you for you–someone who will really listen to what you have to say and validate your experience.

I hope these help! Let me know if you like this format by giving this issue a “thumbs up” below or by sending me an email.
I’m always experimenting with ways to make this daily update better for you.
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With Love,
Jordan
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