- A soak or some steam
- A great-smelling new soap treat
- A little Bluetooth speaker so you can enjoy your favorite playlist
- A few extra minutes primping or dry brushing (seriously, what the heck is all this dry-brushing hype about?)
- The aroma of a fresh sprig of eucalyptus
And allow yourself to just shut the door and tell everyone in the house you’re having some me time. In a busy household, the bathroom may be the only place you can hide.
Whether you’re lucky enough to have a porch with a rocking chair or swing, a patio with a table for dinner, or a picnic blanket at the ready for a trip to a nearby park, grab a friend, a book or your lunch and head out whenever the weather and your schedule allow.
But they should never make us feel bad by comparison. If they inspire you to get organized, great, but if not, that’s OK. And if they aren’t making you feel good, get offline or use a filter or keyword to search smaller spaces. (On Houzz, this filter is on the left side of the page when you’re searching photos by room.)