Audre Lorde famously quoted that ‘self-care is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation.’ It may sound cliché, but it’s true that self-care is not selfish. We need to love and care for ourselves before we can look out for others. But, how often do we pay heed to this advice? Surely after a stressful and frenzied week, the last thing on our minds is to make time for a quick run or prepare a healthy snack. Let’s be honest, most of us would even evade our skincare regimes if it weren’t for a few spells of inspiration that warn us of the perils of bad skin.
So, how can we find time for ourselves with piles of chores occupying every waking inch of our headspace without wanting to rip our hair out? Check out these eight self-care tips to follow on a bustling day to help you rejuvenate!