Self Care is How you Take your Power Back

Learning to slow the F* down.ย ๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™€๏ธโฃ
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If thereโ€™s one thing dealing with changes to my workouts has taught me itโ€™s this: โฃ
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๐˜”๐˜บ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ๐˜บ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข ๐˜ฃ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฌ. โฃ
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Iโ€™m still a work in progress but learning to slow things down and embrace some positive changes to take care of myself and improve my health. โฃ
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๐‡๐ž๐ซ๐ž ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐š ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ฐ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ง๐ ๐ฌ ๐ˆโ€™๐ฆ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐œ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐จ๐ง: โฃ
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Shifting high intensity workouts and interval training with low intensity steady state activity (lots of walks and just prioritizing daily steps).โฃ
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Cutting back of caffeine (you know I love my coffee but sticking to one cup a day & then switching to decaf). โฃ
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Supplementing with fish oil to help with inflammation and increasing my fat macros. Fat plays a huge role in hormonal health. โฃ
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Trying to regulate sleep with a similar bedtime and wake up time, give or take a few hours. โฃ
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Incorporating more stretching, mobility, and yoga cause Iโ€™m still an antsy pants and need to move too. โฃ
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Learning to manage my anxiety & stress through ways other than fitness. Iโ€™ve been trying to do more cognitive behavioral therapy (aka mindset tactics), prayer, and reaching out to family and friends more. โฃ
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Asking for help where I need it, and yes, this includes therapy.โฃ
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I wanted to share in case you’re in need of a little extra self care too.ย ๐Ÿคโฃ
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And while yes, hopefully one day I can get back to my crazy HIIT workouts, burpees, and running, I’m learning to appreciate this season that I’m in too. โฃ
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๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜จ๐˜ฐ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ง ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿท?

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