Right around this time of year, life starts to get hectic. Temperatures drop and seasonal allergies take their course; midterms happen, we start to prep for the holidays, and there seems to be absolutely no alone time.
However, it is essential that you take that break or a day to yourself every once in a while during this busy season. Feel like you’re going too fast? Slow down and unwind with these four ways to treat yourself and unwind this Fall.
Warm, candle-lit baths
When the air gets dry, my sinuses wack out and I get throbbing headaches. I like to cure my ailments with a nice, warm bath. The other night, I even decided to light a few candles, turn off the lights, and play a relaxing mix on Spotify. It’s an amazing way to relax and take your mind off of work before heading to bed.
Shopping tip: If you’re looking for candles, check TJ Maxx/Marshalls. My favorite brand to buy from either store is DW Home because they are so affordable but have a great selection of scents. They even have new holiday scents which I have linked below!
Luxury underwear from Underclub
When’s the last time you bought new underwear? Now, when’s the last time you bought a really nice pair of underwear? If you can’t remember, it’s time to sign up for Underclub. The lovely ladies at Underclub sent me a pair and they are so stunning and elegant. Just look at the color and the lace details!
Underclub is a monthly subscription, but you can skip months anytime you like. Plus, the $12.95/month is a lot less than the actual cost of the designer underwear you receive.
Read Motivational Books
Keyword: motivational. As much as we all love a good romance novel or even a thriller, they just aren’t the most uplifting or relaxing to read. I have a few favorite motivational books, most of which are by Paul Arden. They are compelling and quick with pictures. Do you have a favorite feel-good book? Let me know in the comments.
Make Homemade Hot Chocolate
Another one of the ways to treat yourself is to grab some hot chocolate and the TV remote. When I see the first signs of snow, I am going to make this simple recipe from A Cozy Capsule. If you want something else, pour yourself the best bottle of wine you have and un(wine)d.
Remember to take time to yourself regularly this Fall and every season of the year. Self-care is so important and you will be much more productive and happy if you indulge in some ‘me-time’ at least once a week. Find your favorite ways to treat yourself.
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