With Valentines around the corner, Yes I’m sure you’ve seen the countless teddy bear, red roses and champagne combo begging for your attention.
And being within the self-care era as a reigning champion. What are the options you could consider this Valentines? Single or not, you should have just as much fun as the next Motherland Mogul with or without a boo.
There’s much to do outdoors (if you’re in a warm country) just as there is indoors for all the queens.
You are a Motherland Mogul. And in case you’ve forgotten who she is, she knows what she wants and how to get it done.
As a motherland mogul, you’re running your business/es- being a sister, a mother, a daughter, partner, or a wife. You have a lot on your plate and self-care sometimes falls last on that list.
So how can you apply these strengths to having fun and unconventional day?
Be your own date
You shouldn’t get anxious at the idea of spending time all by yourself. There’s so much beauty in taking a little pause for you.
Valentine’s day is about showing affection, being sweet and thoughtful. Give all that love to yourself.
Treat yourself like a queen, make that plate of pancakes and strawberries for breakfast, take a long stroll around your block and enjoy your company or even take that spa day you’ve always wanted.
Create a vision board
There’s so much power in visualizing the things you want to achieve in your life when you especially feel low- sometimes the anxiety of Valentines Day can leave you feeling some type of way.
You could take a notebook and write down 3 things you’d like to achieve by the end of the week, Give yourself something to look forward to.
So grab the magazines and start dreaming. Do this after work or during your lunch break. Grab your boo or a friend and visualize together.
Doing this makes sure you have someone to hold you accountable on your promise.
Share gifts with your loved ones
The most amazing thing about giving gifts is that you made that someone feel special that day. This good karma will always come back to you when you least expect it.
Try going for the less traditional route of valentines favorites- teddy bears, flowers and champagne. Be thoughtful in your efforts. Write a letter, visit your boo or friends and spend some quality time with them. We all just want to be seen.
Cook a hearty dinner
There’s something about good food that just cures the soul. You don’t need to be a foodie to understand just what I mean. Plus trying to make reservations on such a busy day is a struggle we don’t need, sis.
Go on a grocery run with Bae or on your own. Queue a great show or movie to watch after your lovely dinner and mellow out. You can have major fun taking it slow too.
Book an AirBnB sleepover with your girls
You can never have too much fun with your girls. Especially when there’s a bottle of bubbly involved. Make a great girls night in playing games and gossiping the night away with some wine and pizza.
You don’t need to go too crazy with the budget, find something in your town, just try something new and fun with your friends
Work on your New Years resolutions
New Years came and went, leaving most of us to make resolutions for the new year. Why not try to execute that one thing you haven’t worked on.
Having a better idea of how you feel about 2019 and what you’re trying to achieve. Re-evaluate what you had listed and where you are now, maybe you wanted to go to a yoga or aerobics class or said you’d call your mom more.
Attain at least two of your resolutions and challenge yourself to keep it going for 2019
Pursue your passion
Life can get overwhelming- meetings, play dates, parent-teacher conferences, family. We juggle a lot as motherland mogul and we are the last ones we check on.
The show has to keep running right?
Think of a passion project you have always wanted to accomplish. Write that blog, Start that course, work on that business proposal.
See this as an opportunity to be proactive, a chance for you to do you and feel no guilt.
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