In today’s mini-pod, Nicole Markel is talking about the importance of self-care in midlife. She is tackling why we run ourselves into the ground and put others’ needs before our own and how we can take control of our health and wellness by simply carving a little “me” time at little to no cost.

In today’s episode, Nicole talks about ideas for self-care including…

  • Forest bathing
  • Mindfulness meditation
  • Drinking water
  • Getting a good night’s sleep
  • Journaling
  • Taking a social media break
  • Exercising
  • Setting healthy boundaries
  • Learning to say no
  • Spending time with friends
  • Squashing negative self-talk
  • Sexual pleasure
  • Aromatherapy
  • Listening to podcasts, TED talks or audio books
  • Going on a date with yourself
  • Taking a nap
  • Decluttering your room or space
  • Buying a mini upgrade
  • Getting creative
  • Eating healthy foods

We know you’ll love it, so press play and let’s hit the road.

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