September can be hectic. It’s the month of “getting in the swing of things”. It’s when you’re super tired, school is getting harder, and the weather is changing. For some, all of these differences are welcomed! For others, it’s painful. So let me help you ease into October with these favorite products and tips. Enjoy!
Be sure to take time for you
You deserve it, especially now. You’re taking on clubs, jobs, a social life, work, etc. When you are doing any of that you’re sleeping, or you wish you’re sleeping. Now let’s think about taking a BREAK. Relax a little; you’ll find that’s the only way to not go crazy with your busy life. Grab a blanket and your favorite pillow and chillllll.
Lotion is your best friend
The best way to treat yourself is to keep yourself hydrated, especially with winter coming. Before bed, when you wake up, or any time you feel it, grab your lotion of choice and lather up! Make sure that your morning scent will help you stay awake and your night scent will help calm you.
Don’t worry about the small stuff
The worst thing to do is overthink the little pieces when you’ve got so many big pieces on your plate. Not only are you wasting time and brainpower, but you’re stressing yourself out more. The little things are little. They don’t matter at all. Just stay focused and keep your brain from replaying that awkward interaction in the hallway or that coffee stain you never knew you had all day long. You’ve got better things to do.
Hot baths are also your best friend
Don’t skip out on a nice bubble bath. Never skip out on a nice bubble bath. Don’t even begin to think about life without a nice bubble bath.
Keep everything organized
It’s a waste of time to try to remember everything you have to do. Even if you try to force yourself, it doesn’t work. Don’t do it. Keep a cool planner with compliments and snarky remarks to make you excited about starting your To Do list.
Maybe you’re doing too much?
Maybe you need to cut back on some things. Maybe that Monday night book club isn’t necessary or you have no time this weekend to get anything done. Make sure that you’re putting yourself first; cutting back on your schedule doesn’t make you a failure, it shows that you know yourself and your limits. Better to figure this out now rather than later.
READ (only with tea present)
I’ve been taking a course dedicated to making me read more than I do, and I’ve loved it. Sometimes the last thing you want after perusing over documents and textbooks is to read, but it’s so GOOD for you! Let yourself go a little, not just tune out in front of Netflix. This must have tea involved, no exceptions.
Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,