The most important relationship you will have throughout your life in the one with yourself. What does it mean to have a relationship with yourself? Well, there are many things you can be doing in your daily routine to build your confidence, self-esteem, and self-preservation. The way you talk to yourself, what you say, and how you cope with emotional stress are all a part of building your self relationship. 

Falling into the routine of life can sometimes take away small important aspects like finding time to eat delicious foods, practice meditation, or maintain a workout routine. People often don’t set aside enough “me” time to work on themselves and really get to understand what their body needs in order to be healthy.

I have heard every excuse in the book of why someone can’t find time to spend forty minutes at a yoga class or even twenty minutes to meditate after a stressful day. 

Start off by waking up with excitement for what the day ahead will have to offer you. Fill your head with positive talk like “I can do this even if it feels like a lot” or “I know I have the strength to get through this.” Apply scheduled “me” time to your calendar and include exercise, self-care, and rest days.

Practice your time management skills by keeping a written plan in order to have clear expectations for the day that you can follow along with and always know what to expect next. This can help relieve the stress of trying to fit in a workout on a busy day and coming up with excuses not to and will also keep you on track.  

Here are a few of my favorite activities that I like to have listed on my weekly schedule:

Dress in your best yoga women's clothes and practice your movement ability everywhere you go!

Elizabeth Heald

Health and Fitness Coach

Outdoor Athlete Club


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