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Weekly Challenge #88

AifeAife LondonPosts: 2,207 Moderator
edited March 2019 in Travel & Free Time


Hey everyone,

It's been a couple of weeks since we last did a weekly challenge but we're back with a challenge this week :) 

This week we're doing a self-care method challenge. Self-care is so important and something we should make time for everyday. Your challenge is to take time for yourself everyday this week. Comment below what you've done each day to look after yourself :) 

Remember to be kind to yourself!

If you have any ideas of things we can do for the next weekly challenge head over to this thread to share your ideas. Don't forget to vote on next week's challenge ideas as well!


Weekly Challenge #88 5 votes

Compliment challenge
20% 1 vote
Drawing challenge
80% 4 votes
Maybe somethings don't get better, but we do. We get stronger. We learn to live with our situations as messy and ugly as they are. We fix what we can and we adapt to what we can't. Maybe some of us will never fully be okay, but at least we're here. We're still trying. We're doing the best we can. That's worth celebrating too ❤

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  • DancerDancer Posts: 4,860 The Mix Elder
    Today I treated myself to a delicious bowl of ice cream and I also decided to wear my new beautiful butterfly t shirt. 
    It's Christmas time. There's no need to be afraid. At Christmas time we let in light and we banish shade. And in our world of plenty we can spread a smile of joy. Throw your arms around the world at Christmas time.
    Aife
  • Lucy307Lucy307 UKPosts: 872 Part of The Mix Family
    This doesn't really sound like self care but hear me out... I got myself a ready meal tonight. I cook most nights and just needed a break from doing it this evening so thought I'd look after myself in this way so I'd have more time to chill tonight!
    Treat yourself as you would treat a good friend
    Aife
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 3,577 Community Veteran
    Today I took all my meds on time, basic bit of self care but important, for various reasons I often skip some of them.

    also going to do some of my creative work book tonight (how to be happy (or at least less sad)) :)
    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
    Aife
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 3,577 Community Veteran
    my self care today is I forgave someone who hurt me, not so much so we could be friends again, but so I could accept what happened and move on :)

    spending the evening doing some of my wreck this journal :)
    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
    Aife
  • DancerDancer Posts: 4,860 The Mix Elder
    Today I spoke up about what was wrong instead of "nothing." I even got a hug from a year 11 because I was so close to crying and using Crisis Messenger earlier.
    It's Christmas time. There's no need to be afraid. At Christmas time we let in light and we banish shade. And in our world of plenty we can spread a smile of joy. Throw your arms around the world at Christmas time.
    Aife
  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 11,821 An Original Mixlorian
    My self care is collecting my meds. Havent taken it yet cause i am scared of feeling sick lol. Hopefully tomorrow i will be able to say i managed to take them
    .
    Aife
  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 11,821 An Original Mixlorian
    Self care this morning-
    woke up so early and instead of staying in bed ive put my washing in and im using my teeth whitening stripes - my teeth are already quite white tbf but like to keep them as  white as can 🙃
    .
    Aife
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 3,577 Community Veteran
    Not working today so woke up and got dressed anyway 😁 (normally if I have nothing planned I stay in my Jammie's) also might be going to the gym later 👌 I used to love going and finally got the go ahead from my Dr to get back into it .. if not then my friend posted up a positive affirmations & narwhals colouring book so will be doing that 😊
    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
    Aife
  • *BananaMonkey**BananaMonkey* Lyrical Poster Posts: 5,421 Part of The Furniture
    (not sure these count as self care, but...)

    Monday- I had an early night after work, 
    Tuesday- I had a really productive physio session
    Wednesday- I didn't sleep well last night but was still at the gym for 8am. 
    " And everywhere I am, there you'll be, your love made me make it through, oh I owe so much to you "
    " So I say thank you for the music, the songs I'm singing, thanks for all the joy they're bringing, who can live without it, I ask in all honestly what would life be? Without a song or a dance, what are we? So I say thank you for the music, for giving it to me "
    '' It's a beautiful day and I can't stop myself from smiling "
    Aife
  • Millie2787Millie2787 🐶 💜 Posts: 3,738 Community Veteran
    Yesterday I decided to not go to placment as I needed the day to recover after the past few days and I slept and walked my dog in the sun ❤️
    Sometimes all you need is one person to believe in you , for you to begin to believe in yourself.
    Aife
  • AifeAife LondonPosts: 2,207 Moderator
    Hey everyone,

    Well done for taking time to look after yourselves last week. It's so important to take this time and focus on you! I really enjoyed reading what you did to take care of yourself <3

    Maybe somethings don't get better, but we do. We get stronger. We learn to live with our situations as messy and ugly as they are. We fix what we can and we adapt to what we can't. Maybe some of us will never fully be okay, but at least we're here. We're still trying. We're doing the best we can. That's worth celebrating too ❤
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