Self-care is a real buzzword these days. But there is a big difference between taking care of yourself (enabling you to better take care of others) and taking endless selfies of yourself or becoming a narcissist (thinking you are better than everyone else). These books offer ways to look after yourself, which is about healthy self-esteem and in turn, being a good influence to others.
Avoid essential oils for pregnancy/nursing and medical conditions like epilepsy and asthma. Also avoid rosemary and citrus oils for high blood pressure. Avoid shea butter for latex allergies. For gardening, make your garden safe for pets to avoid toxic plants, mulches etc.
The Self-Care Year is a guide to harness the changing seasons and take inspiration from the natural world. Divided by season, this book offers tips for better sleep, yoga poses, breathing and meditation and simple craft projects, with seasonal affirmations. Seek a slower pace of life and carve out quiet mindful moments. For those who love the first buds of spring, the summer sun, autumn leaves or a winter wonderland.
Rest, Replenish, Restore is a tonic to counter the stresses and strains, of everyday life. Dip into this nourishing collection of mindful activities and self-care tips, to help you heal and grow.
How to Live Mindfully (and look after yourself) is a book that you can dip into, whenever your energy is flagging. Packed with tips from easy self-care and gaining strength to invigorating walks, healthy food and slow evenings of face masks and hot soaks. A soothing collection of pick-me-up ideas.
Retreat: Sanctuary & Self-Care For Every Day shows ways to find and create sanctuary, whether you are searching for serenity at home or seeking solace in the great outdoors. This book is packed with self-care tips to help you relax, recharge and rejuvenate.
Self-Care for Busy Mums is a book of simple tips to help mothers find calm. Looking after yourself may seem like another task on an endless to-do list. But even if you don’t have time and energy for a fully-fledged wellness routines amid the demands of everyday life, this book is packed with quick tips, written with mothers in mind.
By simplifying self-care and focusing on the essentials, learn how to truly nourish your mind, body and soul. With whatever time, energy and resources you have available. You can’t pour from an empty cup. So let the advice in this uplifting little book inspire and empower you.