It can be something insignificant but fun and thrilling or something empowering and epic, but there’s always something you wish you could do and try! However, most of these urges and ideas simply go by without you ever acting on them. They stay buried somewhere beneath the piles and piles or work papers or laundry or kids or love issues or whatever’s burdening your life.
If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like if you indulged in these experiences and endeavors rather than always letting them slip away, then read our little list!
1. Get Empowered!
Before taking on anything you need get empowered. You need to get to that point where you think of yourself as a confident, competent, beautiful woman. Not all woman feel like this, and they should. No matter what your background is, where you came from, what your high school experience was like – you need to start believing in yourself and your abilities. And you need to feel invincible so you can rise up every time you stumble and fall, and life has a tendency to serve you up a couple of bumps along the way.
2. Take a Girls-Only Fun Trip!
Gather up the girls and go somewhere exotic! It doesn’t even have to be that exotic, it just has to be a fun trip with your best girls! Just do it whenever you can– where there’s a will there’s a way! You’ll surely find a way to make it a memorable one, whenever and however it happens.
3. Find Your Inner Diva!
Every woman should have her own personal style! Take time to invest in your own style and figure out what you feel most comfortable with. Maybe you’re thinking you don’t have the funds or the figure to dress the way you want to, but those are just bad excuses. It’s not about the amount of money you spent or the number that shows when you step on the scale! Those things do not determine how you dress and view yourself! It’s about taking the steps to be the best possible version of yourself. And finding that inner diva and taking good care of her is getting one step closer to that version!
4. Discover Your Ultimate Guilty Pleasure and Indulge Yourself!
It can be watching reality TV, dark chocolate, taking bubble baths, shoe shopping…Whatever relaxes you and makes you smile! Find out what those things are and let yourself enjoy them, at least once in a while.
5. Learn to Love and Appreciate Yourself!
Self-love, I know, is really important. If you don’t love yourself, how can anyone else? Find that love and respect for yourself before you expect it from others. That’s the only surefire way of getting true love and respect! We all want that – so, get to know and get to love YOURSELF, and then get to looking for someone who can do the same! And this leads us to…
6. Find the Love That Will Make You Complete!
Maybe ‘find’ isn’t really the right word here. It should be more like ‘let it come to you’! Because it will, if you only let it. And it will be great. And you will see why it is the one thing that can make everything right.
7. Find Time for Yourself!
As your career and your personal and family life start to develop it easy to lose yourself and stop taking care of yourself. There will be times when you have a million things to do, deadlines, kids, marital problems etc. But take just a little break from time to time! Read a book! Go get a facial! Take a nap! Whatever you feel like doing at that point in time when you’re just about to hit a breaking point for putting everything else above your needs. It okay to have a little downtime, don’t forget that!
8. Get a Pet!
A love for your pet is unconditional! In fact it’s even healing to the soul. Having a little buddy waiting for you at home is priceless.
9. Take Lots of Pictures!
Being able to snap a photo with your phone and save it on your computer is one of the advantages of this age we live in. Maybe you aren’t into taking photos and don’t like to pull out your camera/phone to snap pics all the time, but believe me – you’re going to want to remember as much as you can. Five years from now, any picture you can get your hands on will cause you to reminisce and put a smile on your face – even the ones taken on an ordinary day!
10. Find Your Talent!
Everybody’s got something they’re good at. It can be cooking, singing, drawing, or beat boxing! So explore your abilities and creativity and find out if there’s something you’re really good at and really like doing. This can become your outlet, your escape! And there’ll probably be times when you’ll need one!