Pre-S: This is a guest post by the lovely Jessica Watters of Designed By Jess!
Let me be straight here - I really enjoy my work, and I want to be able to run a successful business. However as a psychologist I know that in order to do that, it is essential that I look after myself. Not only is self care super important for our mood and psychological wellbeing, it also plays a really key role in our physical health. If we feel in a slump, feel anxious or depressed, or get physically sick, how can we possibly run a successful business? Stress, anxiety and being overworked leads to burnout and exhaustion, and so to combat this, and run a successful and thriving business, it is crucial that we practice self care.
Self care comes in many forms, it doesn’t have to just mean having a hot bath and trying to relax (although this can be awesome!). This article will highlight 7 ideas to increase self care that you may not have thought of :)