Self-care is important, especially if you’re a mom. No matter what’s going on, you’re probably really busy! Do you ever have a hard time finding a moment to take care of yourself?

This Mother’s Day and beyond, carve out some “Mom Time” with our 5 self-care tips.

Enjoy a healthy meal with your family

Skip the takeout tonight and prepare a simple, healthy meal with your family. We have dozens of healthy ideas on our website for inspiration!

Enjoy time in the kitchen with your kids, and nourish your body with all the vitamins and minerals it needs to stay healthy.

Take a bath

Run a hot bath and settle into some dedicated “Mom Time.” Light your favorite candle, turn on your favorite music or podcast, and let the warm water de-stress you! You’ll make this a weekly ritual in no time.

Go for a walk

Enjoy the fresh air with the whole family and go for a walk around your neighborhood or local state park! Reap the benefits on fresh air and sunshine while also getting your heart rate up. Check out our favorite hiking trails for inspiration!

Call your mom

There’s nothing better than hearing your mom’s, sister’s, or friends’ voices. Give a special person in your life a call this Mother’s Day to share a favorite memory and catch up!

Read a book

Settle into your favorite book and escape to another world. Research indicates that reading can decrease blood pressure, lower heart rate, and significantly reduce stress.*

 

We hope these tips help you craft a stress-free Mother’s Day. Try turning these tips into weekly rituals to manage stress all year long! To learn more about Livea’s 8 customized weight loss plans, visit livea.com or call 1-855-465-4832.

 

Resources:

  1. https://worldliteracyfoundation.org/reading-reduces-stress/