On 9 August 1956, 20 000 women participated in a national march in protest of pass laws . Women of all races and ages who got together from all over South Africa and marched on the Pretoria Union Buildings. A battle won and celebrated…
But let’s delve into the women we are and the demands of modern day-life. We lead very busy lives being wives, sisters, daughters, mothers, friends, co-workers, bosses etc. It’s a non-stop lifestyle and we rarely come up for air.
It’s important to practice some self-care so we don’t end up burning the candle on both ends and becoming susceptible to fatigue & poor health.
Here are some ideas for practicing self-care
go for a walk
get a hug
play with a pet
clean & reorganise your room
read a book
take up a new hobby
get creative with art, cooking, DIY etc
switch off digital technology
talk with a friend
go on a date
Remember, you cannot pour from an empty cup. Take care of yourself first.