Truly, it is hard enough to get a routine and stick to it, but we must realize that our routines are meant to cater to and evolve us in a unique way. As ever-evolving beings, we benefit greatly from adjusting and changing. This is why it is necessary that as changes arise, we must change our self care routines.
When exactly should we change our self-care routines? Read on for 5 key indicators that you should probably change your self-care routine.
Each year, we are taken through four seasons. Amid these four seasons, we experience climate, and temperature changes, adaptability changes, mood changes, and changes in what we wear, in accordance to the weather. These are more than enough reasons to change your self care routine.
- Think of how each season makes your skin and hair feel.
- Consider changing the time of your night time routine when daylight savings time occurs.
- Are you in a season that requires more or less clothing? This may affect preparation time during routines, how you take care of your skin, and what products you use.
As we age, we begin to require different forms of care. Our bodies change, our responsibilities usually change, and to maintain good health and vitality, a shift in self care routines must be considered.
- The amount of sleep you need may change
- You may require more maintenance as you become older
- You may require a new diet or different supplements
Changes in Routines and Schedules
Each year, we may experience a change in our routines or schedules to accommodate the times. We may begin to work a different schedule, daylight savings time may require us to adjust, the school year may require us to adjust, or other various annual changes. This is a good time to change your self care routine.
- Adjusting your sleep schedule
- The time of year may prompt your self care routine changes
Major Lifestyle Changes
Whether you are moving, having your first child, or starting a new health journey, major lifestyle changes can change your priorities and goals. These changes require a shift in focus and immediate adjusting. Any major lifestyle change will call for a change in your self care routine.
- Get started making changes right away, so that adjusting to lifestyle changes and incorporating a new routine will be a habit.
- Take it easy on yourself and start small
Have you ever felt the need to change your self care routine?
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