A Woman’s Guide To Finding “Me” Time

african american woman laying over the edge of the bathtub(BlackDoctor.org) – Ladies, do you ever find yourself longing for some time to yourself? Dying to catch a break from the tremendous amount of stress and pressure put on you as a parent, a daughter, a wife, and a professional? All of these roles combined leave many of us not taking adequate care of themselves — which is what sustains and gives us the energy to take care of all the other responsibilities that come into play.

Women today have been told we have it all — careers, families, kids, community involvement, and relationships. But all too often, having it all leaves us with no time or strength left for ourselves. Recent research has shown that women today are less happy than they have been over the past 40 years. There are many theories about why, but lack of free time can be a major reason.

Whether you’re wrangling toddlers, sleeplessly waiting for your teen to come home, caring for your aging parents — or all of the above — every woman needs an occasional break for sanity’s sake. This means taking time each day to do something for yourself.
But how can you make it happen?

Make Yourself a Priority