My Powerful & Inspiring 10 Step Self-Care Sunday Ritual

Happy Self Care Sunday! If you’re new to the series, you can check out more details about it here. This week I’ll be sharing my self-care Sunday routine with you all!

So, there is definitely a sound reason to why Sundays are my favorite days of the week. I love these days so much that they even kick out those “ugh, tomorrow is Monday” feelings. (Saturday is definitely my second favorite day of the week though).

Why I Love Sundays

Sundays are “me” days. The one day of the week I make it all about myself. Now that doesn’t mean I transform into some kind of monster like diva. It means that this is the day when I pump up my self-care and I follow my Sunday ritual so that I can feel revived for the new week ahead. I have spent the past few years perfecting this ritual – now this is my ritual so feel free to steal but adjust to fit your life, your needs, and your desires folks!

I tried to make this into a fun acronym out it but all I got was this: RECCCRRISP – which I guess I could try and squeeze into RECRISP!!!

So, let’s RECRISP!

My 10 Step Self Care Sunday Ritual

  1. Release – I like to kick my Sundays off with releasing some of the stress from the week and clearing out my emotions and mind. I do this through my painting.
  2. Enlighten – This is my reading time. I always spend a little time on Sundays getting in some personal development reading. Currently on my dresser sits ‘The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck’ and ‘Failing Forward’.
  3. Clean – I spend some time tidying up and this is typically my laundry day too.
  4. Clear – This isn’t so much about clearing physical space but more about clearing my mental and emotional space. Meditation and Yoga practice helps me get to where I need to be.
  5. Connect – Self care isn’t all just about being alone and with ourselves. It’s also about feeling connected to the outside world in positive ways. By habit, I tend to be a bit of a hermit so I make myself reach out to a friend or family member just to say hi and connect each week. This is a healthy practice to do!
  6. Relax – I have been getting better at designating some “lazy time” for myself. I’m one of those always working kind of gals and well it’s not healthy to put it frankly. Even if it’s just a couple of hours a week, I make myself kick my feet up and turn my brain off and veg out! My Roku has become one of my best friends for this!
  7. Reflect – I am a big reflecter. How can you truly learn and grow if you don’t take time to reflect on the lessons? Every Sunday, I spend time journaling about my previous week and how I’m feeling about where I’m at in my journey. Sometimes they’re long entries, sometimes they’re short. There’s no rules on reflecting with yourself.
  8. Indulge – You gotta give into your guilty pleasures sometimes! I find a balance in the sweet treats with Kodiak Double Dark Chocolate High Protein Muffins – ummm, yummy!
  9. Spoil – I don’t hold back on Sundays. Pamper, pamper, pamper! I pump up my beauty routine with a luscious facial mask and hair mask. It’s more than just spa treatment for me, it’s extra care for my skin.
  10. Prepare – Last but definitely not least, I prep for the week ahead. I spend some time reviewing my schedule, writing out my tasks and to-do’s for the week. I use my Desire Map Planner to make sure my plan is aligning with my soul and heart.

What’s Coming Up Next Week

Next week, Nikki will be chatting with us about some awesome self care practices to celebrate Earth Day! Make sure to stop by her blog to check out her posts from the week like her Monday Motivation posts!

And of course, it wouldn’t be the first Sunday of the month without April’s self-care and self-love blog posts round up! Here’s some other great reads to help you kick your butt in gear with better self-care.

April’s Self Care Blog Posts Round-Up

Simple Self-Care Ideas

5 Powerful Ways to Cultivate a Positive Mindset

Solo Activities for Connecting to Your Soul’s Desires

Springtime Self Care Activities

Life Changing Months Ahead: What’s on My Spring Reading List

10 Daily Habits to Boost Your Mood Significantly

The Sacred & Energy Charging Baths You Should Be Taking

Secrets to Unleashing Your Self Esteem

How to Say Goodbye to Self Doubt

The Love Letter You Should Be Writing Routinely

Thank you so much to all the awesome bloggers that contributed to this month’s round up! I love reading all your inspiring and motivating posts!

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3 thoughts on “My Powerful & Inspiring 10 Step Self-Care Sunday Ritual

  1. I love this, and how it’s becoming routine for people😍😍 us, included. It’s so inspiring, and gives so much hope. One person at a time, like a ripple effect❤ spreading the gift of selflove, and it’s effects…

    Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizen’s can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.

    Margaret Mead

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