Be your own Santa..

This time of the year is for rejoicing, partying, relaxing and giving. But while you are out and about shopping for your friends and family get something for yourself too this season. Not only because you deserve it, but also because some self-care will help you recharge and get set for the year to come. So here is a short list of things you can pick from ( Go Crazyyyy 😉 ).

A Subscription Service: Want to give yourself a treat that will keep on making you happy all year round? Why not try one of the many subscription services out there. From magazines to video channels, beauty boxes to fashion boxes you can get a box of just about anything once a month these days. Sign up in December and you’ll keep receiving little, happy surprises for months to come.

Throw Blanket: Be home, be cozy, be relaxed and snuggle in a throw blanket with that book you have been wanting to read and that hot cuppa tea by your side. There is nothing more enjoyable than the feeling of being relaxed and warm and investing in good throw will bring that feeling back to you for years to come.

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Tea Time: In today’s topsy-turvy life, here’s an antidote that can set things straight. Tea rightly picked, brings you health benefits and offsets the many troubles that modern lifestyle brings with it. They are as good for your body as they are for your soul. My favorite pick right now is the Moroccan Mint from Tea Culture of the World. If you are new to Tea you can try out the beautifully crafted Wellness Collection from the site.

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Stationary: If you are a paper/ stationary lover or if you love writing down things instead of taking notes on the phone or laptop; this is the perfect time for you to invest in some. Be it a planner or a journal or just some random knick-knacks you need to stock up on. I have the best 2 sites for you to dig in, The Paper Company and The Artchetype Studio.

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Go Green: Plants in the house and around your office not only enhance the decor and calm the eyes, they also purify the air and keep people happy (and that’s proven research). And indoor plants are totally hassle free, but if you aren’t ready to commit as yet read my blog on Baby Steps to add Greenery to your Space and that should get you going!

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Candles: Candles are scientifically proven to soothe us. The gentle, mesmerizing quality of their light makes them a perfect aid for any relaxation routine. A scented candle offers additional benefits – reaching yet another one of our senses, smell. By choosing a scent you find relaxing, or a scent known for its calming properties, you can enhance your candlelight experience, plus they look pretty! Sharing an interesting pick that I landed on from Homesick, or try these beautiful jar candles from LabelLife.

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A Digital Detox: This the season for reconnecting with loved ones. But are your gadgets getting in the way? Completely unplugging is a pretty sweet way to give your brain a rest and create space in which to think deeply about your career, life and 2018 🙂 .
XOXO!!
Soul Strokes…
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