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Be Better for Your Loved Ones by Making Time for YOU

Jun 01, 2015 02:52PM, Published by Savannah Ludwig, Categories: Family, Acadiana Life




It is easy to get so wrapped up in the needs of your loved ones that you lose sight of the things you need. But no matter how much you love your family, it is important to take time for yourself.

 Far from being selfish, making time for yourself will actually make you a better spouse and parent. You cannot be an effective parent if you feel stressed out all the time, and you and your spouse will not be happy if you are not at your best.

 You do not have to neglect the needs of your family to make time for yourself. Making a few simple changes can have a profound impact on your life, your stress level and the happiness of the entire family.

 If you work a full-time job, the last thing you want to do is cook a big meal when you get home in the evening. You can avoid that problem by cooking a double batch on the weekends and creating ready-to-eat meals. All you have to do is open the freezer, turn on the oven and wait for dinner to be served.

 

Why not take a relaxing bubble bath or invigorating shower while you wait for your delicious meal? There is nothing like warm water to make you feel refreshed and help you unwind. By the time you are done, you will be relaxed enough to enjoy a healthy meal and a happy evening with your family.




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