4 Self-Care Tips To Incorporate Into Your Every Day Routine

4 Self-Care Tips To Incorporate Into Your Every Day Routine

How to take care of yourself everyday, hassle free.


This is something I think we all could use a little help on. Sometimes we get so caught up in everyday life that we forget to take care of ourselves. Not anymore! With these super easy hassle-free self-care tips there is no reason why you can't treat yourself and maintain a busy schedule.

1. Keep a daily journal.

Too much to do, stressed out, or had a bad day? One of the best things you can do is a journal about it. Keeping a daily journal has been known to improve your mood, reduce stress levels, and help you achieve your goals. Over time it also helps you become more organized and deal with different emotions in a positive way.

All it takes is 10-minutes of your time. You can become more motivated and organized with a simple 10-minutes every day.

This task has helped me to manage my emotions from a stress-filled day in a positive way. It is also a good way to reflect on the events of a hectic day.

2. Write a to-do list.

By writing a to-do list you can be even more motivated at from the start of your day. It will help you to be more organized as the day goes on. It can also help to make sure that you are achieving your goals for the day.

It only takes about five minutes and then you are set for the day. Be ready for an extra boost of motivation and positive energy. This has personally helped me maintain a clear goal for where I want my life to go. It has also helped me improve relationships in my everyday life.

3. Treat yourself!

If you had a long day or just finished an exam treat yourself to a little something extra. It doesn't have to be a whole lost, maybe your finally giving in to that craving or letting yourself take nap. It can be anything that makes you happy. If you did something you're proud of than reward yourself for your hard work.

Personally, I love to have an ice cream cone every once in a while. It helps me to maintain a goal oriented attitude while still being reasonable.

You can fit this simple task anywhere in the week, just find the time and enjoy!

4. Go on a walk.

Going on a walk can be really beneficial to your attitude. It can help you clear your mind and reset for the rest of the day. While you're at it, try unplugging from technology. Try and go on a walk for 15-minutes without any distractions.

Taking distraction free walks can put you in a better mood and help you unwind from your busy life. Connecting with nature and taking some time just to breath is a really good way to bring yourself back down to earth. These walks do not need to be very long, 10-minutes at most.

If you can't spare that time than simply try putting your phone or device away on the way to your next appointment or class. Trust me it will be well worth it in the end.

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These Are 4 Proven Ways That Vaccines Cause Autism

Stock up on those essential oils.


Let's just start with the first (and main) point.

1. They don't.

Susan in your anti-vax group is not a scholarly source (despite her hours and hours of Google research).

2. But in case you still believe Susan...

Maybe you'll believe Autism Speaks who says, "Scientists have conducted extensive research over the last two decades to determine whether there is any link between childhood vaccinations and autism. The results of this research is clear: Vaccines do not cause autism."

3. And if Autism Speaks still didn't convince you...

Feel free to take a look at this comprehensive list of studies that all say that there is no relationship between vaccines such as the MMR vaccination and the development of autism.

4. But here's what you should know...

There have been a few studies lately that have shown that autism develops in utero aka before a baby is even born AND before a baby can even receive vaccinations.

Vaccinations have prevented COUNTLESS deaths and illnesses. Vaccination rates are continuing to fall and do you know what that means? Measles will make its way back. Whooping cough will come back. Rubella, mumps, and polio will come back and there will be no way to stop it.

So, now that you know that vaccines do not cause autism, you're welcome to go tell Susan from your anti-vax group that as well as tell her that the Earth isn't flat. But, don't forget to mention it to her that her essential oils and organic foods are not keeping her children safe from the measles or tuberculosis.

Vaccinate your children. And, besides, even IF vaccinations caused autism, wouldn't you rather have a child with a developmental disorder rather than a child who died from the measles?

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The 5 Types of Retail Customers

A run-down on the many forms of customers you either encounter as a retail employee or are guilty of being.


We all get summer jobs or seasonal jobs at some place to get that extra cash when we find ourselves broke after spending $300+ on Ubers/Lyfts in under a month (possibly speaking from personal experience). This in turn led me to broaden my job searching horizons and led me to work at a fast food chain that goes by the name of 'Salsaritas' (ironic since my nickname is Salsa, also was not intentional) and currently a retail store at a local mall. So, I guess it's safe to say that I have come across a lot of different people with a whole lot of personality. Working in these types of industries, it can sometimes be really hard and pretty interesting. So voila, here we go:

1. The Always Angry Customer


This is the customer that is constantly angry. They walk in pissed off and they want everyone else to know that they are pissed off. This type of customer also uses at least one of these following sentences: "Let me talk to your manager. Who's your manager?" or the "How long have you been working here for?" Honestly, there's not much you can do to help them other than try to just do what they ask for and get them the hell out of there as quickly as possible.

2. The Messy Customer


Easily one of the most annoying types of customers (sorry). This person will walk and run their hands through an entire counter or rack full of perfectly folded clothes, unfold them, and then just leave them on the counter or on the floor. They also have the "it's fine, it's their job to fold them" mentality. Honestly though, how hard is it to put a jacket or shirt back on a hanger? And if you're this type of customer please, please, please, put what you found back where it came from. Sincerely, every retail employee ever.

3. The Super Nice Customer


This customer is god-send and thank god that they exist. They are the ones who you can just tell are genuinely good people. New at work and don't know how the hell to ring up a customer at a register? No worries, they'll wait there patiently, smile at you, and occasionally tell you that "you're doing great sweetie." They treat you like you're not just a retail employee and at the end of the day, you just wanna give them a hug for making your day feel less shitty.

4. The Talkative Customer


There's two parts to this one. This type of customer is either talking on the phone while you're ringing them up at the register or is just trying to get to know literally everything there is to know about you. If they're on the phone, it's impossible to know if they're responding to you or to the person who they're on the phone with. The worst part is when they hold up one finger to signal to you that they'll be just a minute and leave you to just awkwardly stand in front of them while trying not to listen to their entire conversation. The other part is when they just want to get to know you which is cute and all until they're just trying to analyze your entire background, where you're from, what you're studying, etc. Luckily if you're like me who wasn't born in the U.S. with a very ethnic name, you just scored yourself a talkative customer. Well done and good luck getting out of the conversation!

5. The Last Minute Customer


Imagine that you just did an 8 hour shift and right when you're about to clock out and head out to go home, you see a customer walking in literally a minute or two before the whole mall is about to close. They'll probably ask you if you're about to close even though they can see that there's not a single person inside there other than you. They'll also probably tell you that they know exactly what they're looking for. It's never true and get ready for that OT. But hey, on the bright-side, you'll get a fat pay-check.

So, the next time you find yourself at a mall...Remind yourself to pick up something you might've accidentally dropped, keep in mind that workers are human beings too, and kindness goes a long way because at the end of the day, that employee could be one of your loved ones.

Until next time,


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