The Importance of Practicing Self Care as a Business Owner

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There are many demands on business owners. No matter the industry or size of the business, business owners often wear being busy like a badge of honour. While being constantly busy can mean your business is thriving, it can eventually lead to burn out and health problems.

Self-care is all about taking care of yourself by doing things that are healthy for your body, mind and spirit. Taking the time to practice self-care regularly is a commitment to your health and wellbeing and can increase your quality of life.

Looking for self-care ideas? Here are three ideas from the team at Bookkeeping Matters:

  • Prioritise quality sleep
  • Reward yourself for your hard work
  • Enjoy nature and outdoors

Prioritise quality sleep

Business owners can experience sleep deprivation. With no set starting and finishing hours for several business owners, there is always something to do. Knowing when to switch off and a good sleeping routine can ensure a quality nights rest. Turning off your phone or putting it on silent will help to avoid being distracted when trying to sleep. If you are feeling tired and run down, a nanna nap on your days off may be just what you need to feel rested and rejuvenated.

Reward yourself for your hard work

Many of us feel guilty for rewarding ourselves, however this shouldn’t be the case. You work hard and deserve to treat yourself for doing so. Set aside a day and time once a week or month to do something that brings you joy. This could be going to a movie, dining at a restaurant, having a beauty treatment or buying yourself something new.

Enjoy nature and outdoors

Being outside and enjoying the fresh air and nature can be a great form of self-care. There are unlimited activities to enjoy outdoors. Walking the dog, going to the beach, playing or watching sport, gardening and camping are just a few ways to practice self-care and enjoy the outdoors.

Bookkeeping Matters are passionate about supporting business owners to practice self-care. Leave the financials to us and free up your time to focus on improving your overall health and well-being.

If you are looking to free up time in your business, the team at Bookkeeping Matters are only a call away to take care of your bookkeeping needs. Whether needing more time to focus on running your business or needing to free up time to relax and unwind, we’re in business because we’re driven to see yours succeed.

We genuinely want the best for you and will go above and beyond to bring order to your finances, so you can spend time on the things that matter most. Call June today to discuss how we can help you on 0423 003 552.

Disclaimer: The information in this article is general information only.