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Self-Care 101

"You" time is okay.

Self-Care 101

I've come to learn that sometimes, even the most overly-involved people who are surrounded by others all the time just need to kick back and spend time with one person: themselves. With that being said, I just want to make it known to everyone that it is totally okay to set aside half or a full day to solely yourself. That time to yourself can get you caught up on assignments, go out and exercise, ponder your life decisions or even sit down and binge-watch the newest "Fuller House" series. With that being said, I've laid out four things you can do for self-care and time you get on your own (politics edition):

1. Get caught up on your homework

These Bernie supporters and the guy speaking look so motivated and excited to be there. They are #feelingthebern, and you should fuel yourself up to just crank out your homework and get it done so you have more time for yourself. Besides, who doesn't feel good after taking something off your to-do list?

2. Take a walk outside (weather permitting)

Sun is good for you, and so is going out for a walk or a run. Sometimes just being outside and not paying attention to your phone or anything else is a good way to clear your mind. There's so much out in the world and I guarantee you that after your walk you'll be feeling a lot like how Hillary was feeling here:

3. If you're stressed, think things out

It's not bad to just sit down and draw some stuff out or write it out on a big white board. Do what you have to do to make sure you figure out what you need to do. Pondering what you've got in your mind and what decisions you need to make is healthy. Just think, think, think and ask questions along the way.

4. Take a nap.

Naps are good for you--not too long of a nap, though. But naps are good. Lullaby Ben is also a good way to maybe fall asleep, too.

These are all things that have helped me and that I have engaged in when it comes to self-care, and I would hope that they help you out too!

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