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Ways To Meet Your Self-Care Goals In The New Year

The new year is just about to begin, and if you are like most people, you are setting goals for the upcoming year. If one of your goals is to make self-care more of a priority in the new year, you may find yourself wondering what you can do to ensure that you meet that goal. Get to know some of the ways to meet your self-care goals in the new year so you can start the year off right. 

Carve Out Daily "Me Time"

One of the ways that you can be sure you make self-care a priority in your life is to carve out and actually schedule in "me time" every day. This doesn't have to be a big chunk of time. If you don't have an hour block that you can designate as time for yourself, break it up into smaller increments. 

For example, you could have 15 minutes in the morning where you could take some time just for yourself. Or 10 minutes before bed. Make this "me time" work for you and your life. Just make sure you have a little every day (preferably more on days off and weekends). 

Take Up Journaling

Another way to make self-care a priority in the new year is to take up journaling. Journaling does not have to be a long or difficult daily task.

You might, for example, start a gratitude journal in which you write 2-3 things your grateful for every day or every other day. You could also bullet journal which is creative and flexible in what you put in your journal. Some people bullet journal their finances or their mental health on a daily basis. Setting up the charts can take a little time, but the daily effort to bullet journal is quite minimal. 

Try New Holistic Care Treatments

Self-care is about your physical and your mental and emotional well-being. As such, you may want to make holistic care treatments a part of your self-care routine in the new year. Options like acupuncture can be something new and different to try. 

Acupuncture is a treatment that focuses on the flow of energy in your body and ensuring that energy flow is in balance. Acupuncturists use tiny needles inserted into energy points on the body to treat ailments and help with overall well-being. These treatments are also extremely soothing and relaxing and can help immensely with stress relief.

Other holistic care treatment options include Reiki healing, massage therapy, chiropractic care, and more. Even seeing a nutritionist or going to counseling falls under the category of holistic care treatments.

Now that you know some of the ways to meet your self-care goals in the new year, you can start making your plans and set yourself up to achieve your goals all year long.