Here comes another International Women’s Day and like every year, the true meaning of appreciating and celebrating the spirit of womanhood is lost amongst all the materialistic consumerism hype, gift-giving, and social media frenzy. Whereas, all every woman needs, is to feel appreciated, cared for, and simply understood.
Mothers are the epitome of womanhood. They are the definition of resilience, beauty, power, compassion, and kindness.
They are extremely special and do so much for the people in their lives no matter how they feel.
Therefore, the focus of this article is to give back to the Mothers in our lives.
And share 7 powerful and quick ways our moms can DESTRESS this International Women’s Day.
This guide on the 7 powerful and quick ways our moms can destress this Women’s Day is sure to leave the most stressed mom feeling fresh and replenished.
Here Are The 7 Powerful & Quick Ways Our Moms Can Destress This International Women’s Day!
Let’s face it, even on Women’s Day, our moms are busy making sure OUR day goes well.
So, this Women’s Day let’s turn the tables and give every mom the chance to care for, relax and destress themselves.
These 7 powerful and quick ideas will help every mom get some ‘me time’ no matter how busy their Women’s Day is!
1. DELEGATE HOUSE CHORES
Not every day is Women’s Day, so use this to your advantage and delegate the house chores amongst the members of the family.
Show them that doing this will make you happier than receiving any amount of cards or flowers.
Make a chores list for all the family members and stick it to a central board, fridge door, living room cabinet, or any place that is frequented by the family.
Doing this will reduce the load on your shoulders, even if it is just for a day.
Moreover, this will also help your family learn a few things:
1. It will help them understand to not take you for granted.
2. They will know the importance of doing household chores.
3. Your family and kids will learn to take responsibility for their own room, clothes, food, and other things that help run the house.
Furthermore, you can make it a fun activity to do with your kids on Women’s Day every year.
If they seem to like the feeling of independence, maybe you can make this the new normal routine!
As a result, you will have more time for yourself every day!
2. DO SOMETHING FUN OR SILLY
Very often than not, along the journey of motherhood, mothers are forced to let go of all the fun things they did as kids.
Things like dancing, singing, hula hooping, painting, or even doodling.
They sacrifice all their childhood hobbies, interests, and dreams to raise a family.
This Women’s Day, take the chance to do what used to bring you joy.
It could be anything!
Nowadays, destress coloring or doodling books are in trend, and lot’s of mothers who used to enjoy coloring and creativity use these books to unwind.
Even something as simple as listening to the radio or singing to your favorite song on a high volume.
Use your kids as companions include them and this International Women’s Day find that fun and silly thing that you used to do as a child.
Trust me, this will boost your mood, bring back good old memories, and give you a renewed sense of self.
That is the point of celebrating Women’s Day. It’s a day to allow mothers to take a step back, be what they want, and do what they want.
Without the fear of being judged!
When was the last time you had a pillow fight with your kids or baked cookies? try something as simple as that and watch how the joy spreads.
3. INDULGE IN A TREAT!
This Women’s Day ditch the fad diet you have been following and order that chocolate waffle you have been eying on Uber for a couple of days.
Or better yet, try going to your favorite nearby cafe for a morning coffee and breakfast before the kids wake up.
Indulge in a little shopping spree if that gives you a sense of joy.
Anything that gives you a feeling of warmth or comfort to help make you feel special and cared for is a treat!
It doesn’t have to be expensive, but rather something simple that will give you the break from the monotonous hustle of every day.
You deserve a treat to celebrate yourself and for taking care of everyone else in your life.
4. UNWIND IN YOUR CORNER OF THE HOUSE
Every mom has a special corner or place in the house.
Be it their bedroom, the study, the bathroom, a particular armchair in the living room, or a spot on the balcony or verandah
Use that corner for yourself this Women’s Day and unwind in any way you like.
Every mom has their own distinctive way of relaxing.
For some, it could be a 40-minute power nap in the afternoon to tackle the rest of the day.
Whereas, for others, it could be reading a book with a warm cup of tea in the evening snuggled in their favorite armchair.
Some moms prefer, unwinding while doing some morning stretching in the verandah under the morning sun.
Others may use this opportunity to take a long warm bath and relax on this Women’s Day.
Using your favorite spot in the house for your own self gives a sense of pleasure and accomplishment.
It’s like finally, you have got some time to use that space for yourself in the way you intended to.
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6. CALL UP YOUR FELLOW MOM FRIENDS FOR A CATCH-UP SESSION
When it comes to friendship, a small gesture goes a long way.
On this Women’s Day, call your friends and catch up on how things have been.
Have them come over for tea and you can spend Women’s Day with your girlfriends around you.
Or, go on a coffee date with your fellow mommy friends.
The main aim is to not be alone.
Motherhood can get a bit lonely as you spend sleepless nights and days filled with chores.
Always remember that YOU ARE NOT ALONE!
You only need to look for the support that is best for you, and what better support than a group of friends who are moms themselves.
Use this time to cherish each other’s journeys and laugh over all the crazy times you have had.
7. GO FOR A WALK, RUN OR CYCLE IN SOME FRESH AIR
Research shows that getting some fresh air can do wonders for stressed minds.
Use this International Women’s Day to go for a quick run, walk, or exercise in the outdoors.
It could be a stroll in the neighborhood park, a brisk run or cycle on the pavement adjoining your home, or even taking the yoga class that you always wanted to.
Use this day to take baby steps towards YOUR GOAL of feeling good about yourself and taking some time to take care of yourself first!
Because you can only give the best to your family when you are well-rested and healthy first.
As the saying goes, you won’t be able to pour much out of a jug that is half empty.
HERE IS TO ALL THE MOMS ON THIS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY!