We been told that only lots of work will push us moving forward and yes, I agree, hard work is important but I also truly believe that it is a great mixture of both WORK & RELAXATION in combination that will leave us performing our best A – GAME. Besides some small daily rituals that we can practice – like a breathing exercise, taking a walk, or a 10 minutes meditation I am also a firm worshipper of taking an entire day OFF to give your mind, body & soul some time to catch up, to reset and recharge.
Today was one of those days for me… As I love my job and I love working, I equally cherish my down time very much. It truly does wonders to me and my body whenever I take some time off. My personal ME-TIME, SELF CARE DAY!
Starting the morning with NO – ALARM clock going off, so that my body at least for once can wake up whenever it feels good… I enjoy a hot coffee and take a warm shower after. Just me, myself and I, and an entire day ahead of me where relaxation is first priority. Sometimes I’m in my PJ’s all day, sometimes I go swimming or on any other kind of date I want to take myself on. I love going for breakfast, looove spa treatments, or anything else that seems appealing to me on my off-day. One thing always stays the same though and became my absolute personal favorite thing to do on my self care day. A massage is a MUST!!! I usually schedule in a full body massage treatment at one of my favorite places of all time The NOW Massage. I’ve been obsessed with this place since years now and it still is my number one go-to place for an outstanding massage treatment.
The moment you step inside in one of their amazing studios it truly feels like heaven on earth… The interior, simply TO.DIE.FOR. – no matter which boutique you decide to visit, every place has its very own unique Bohemian, nature, glam vibe. Healing crystals everywhere, room scent and perfectly scented candles and other self care goodies you can think of are in reach. The staff makes you feel like a million bucks, they sincerely care about you and your well-being. And lastly the massages… I don’t even know where to start. I am usually very hard to please – either to light or to strong or something in between. The NOW and their amazing massage therapists literally ALWAYS manage to make me speechless every single time I go there. It’s kind of like walking on clouds after receiving my treatment – my body just feels fully relaxed, tension free and light. 50 minutes of deep relaxation while listening to ocean waves and enjoying aromatherapy… It doesn’t get any better than this.
This place is a true gem and one of my personal high-end recommendations. If you are in LA or just visiting – make sure to relax. reset. recharge at The NOW.
THE NOW // my go-to signature massage
Swedish inspired massage
Benefits: Rejuvenating. Relieves stress.
Reduces anxiety. Increases well being. Total relaxation.
Lastly, to finish off my ME-DAY I love to treat myself to either a home cooked meal, or I order some nice Italian pasta. Candles and a romantic movie, a glass of vinooo and this is it… Fully relaxed. reset & recharged for tomorrow.
Make sure to give yourself all the time and attention YOU need. It’s ok to put yourself first my loves!!!