Have you had a stressful week? Do you feel like you never get time to just treat yourself and do something you enjoy? Sometimes you have to take some time out just for yourself. If you have a free day with nothing planned, why not focus on yourself for a bit and have a comfy day of relaxation and pampering.
If you feel like you’re just a ball of stress, or just want a day all to yourself, we have some tips for making your weekend stress free and super comfy.
So go on, treat yo’self.
Have a bubble bath
A lot of people underestimate the soothing abilities of the humble bath. Not only is it super warm, comfy, and good for any sore muscles but by adding a bath bomb you can take your bath to the next level! Lush have some amazing luxurious bath bombs and bubble bars which make your bath smell and look incredible. The intergalactic bath bomb is especially amazing and makes you feel like you’re floating in the cosmos. So put on some music, grab a bath bomb, and immerse yourself.
Have a day of Netflix binge watching, find a show you’ve been wanting to watch for a while and sit back and enjoy. To bring it to the next level make sure to be wearing comfy clothes, have a blanket, and a hot drink. Here’s a list of our favourite shows to get you started.
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Turn off all your alarms and just let your body get as much sleep as it needs. Throughout the week a combination of late nights and early mornings usually happens so give yourself a chance to catch up on the missed hours. There’s no shame in sleeping in ’til midday!
Indulge yourself by going out for brunch. There’s no better way to treat yourself than having a big breakfast with friends (and maybe a mimosa or two). Here’s a few ideas of great brunch spots in Auckland!
Now, I’m not condoning getting drunk, but you might as well treat yourself to a glass of wine or two. Or if wine isn’t your thing a beer. Or vodka. Whatever kind of drink floats your boat.
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Colouring is strangely relaxing and these days there’s so many colouring books created for adults with beautiful and intricate designs for you to colour. If you want to get back to your childhood roots invest in some crayons and colour-in for as long as you want.
A lot of the time we forget to take care of ourselves. Even though a lot of these ideas are quite simple, they’re things we sometimes just don’t have time for. But sometimes you need to just do a few little things to make yourself happy.