I know it’s not Tuesday but “TREAT YO SELF!” and I’m thinking COFFEE. Start your day getting Starbucks or stopping at a local cafe for a cappuccino OR stop and get an afternoon pick-me-up pastry. This is your MONDAY. Make it a little more upbeat with a yummy treat.
Dress up, Show up. You will be more productive if you feel pretty and put together. Even if you know you’re not leaving the house, pass on the yoga pants and slip on some jeans and a cute top. You don’t have to glam up but dress in a way where you could leave the house spontaneously and feel fabulous. Trust me, you’ll get more done with this little tip.
Organize your week. Sit down and get out your planner and pretty pens and organize your thoughts into your calendar. You’re going to feel so ready for the week and even if something is coming up that makes you feel anxious, you’ll be prepared for it. A to-do list, a dinner menu, errands, reminders…write it all out. You’ve got this!
Schedule a bath. Don’t roll your eyes. I mean it. Schedule an evening bath. This bath is for when your kiddos are in bed and your dishes are done…there’s nothing left to do in the evening but relax and get ready for bed. This bath…a hot bath…is your cool down. Put on some Elton John or maybe set up your phone (FAR AWAY from the bathtub) and throw on Netflix. Light some candles and relax sweet friend. It’s the beginning of your week. Take the bath.
SMILE. THIS ONE IS SERIOUS. The prettiest girls are the happiest ones. Your smile is so beautiful and it’s contagious. SMILE. If you’re not feeling bubbly, go watch some sappy or funny YouTube videos, read some encouraging verses, call a loved one and just chat, do something nice for someone…your smile will come to you. Even if you’re carrying some burdens and life seems chaotic, there’s always something to be thankful for. Don’t let satan rob you of your smile. Use it. xo.