Take the Self-Care Day Challenge! #BayerSelfCare

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.

It ’s time to take your health into your own hands!

Lately, there has been a lot of talk about self-care. As our lives get busier, prioritizing self-care becomes increasingly important. Many of us think of self-care as practicing yoga, a day at the spa or even spending quality time with friends. While these are all great ways to relax, there is much more to it!

The concept of self-care is about empowering individuals, families and communities to practice healthy habits, prevent disease and cope with illness or disability to achieve optimum health. Taking better care of ourselves by utilizing the products available to us not only helps Canadians lead healthier lives, it also alleviates strain on our healthcare system! Making a commitment to practice self-care has so many benefits.

That’s why Bayer, a global health products leader, is working to educate consumers on how Better Self-care for a Better Life can make a difference in quality of life, while improving healthcare sustainability.

Here are a few ways I practice self-care:

Going for a walk- I find even a ten minute walk will help me clear my head. It allows me to breathe and relax. Walking is so good for the mind and body!

Retail therapy- Who doesn’t love the mall? Window shopping or looking for a bargain is a great way to take care of me!

Painting my toe nails- I admit it is not as easy as it was twenty years ago but I still love to paint my toes and wear toe-less shoes.

Girls night out- I wish this one happened more often. Every few months I will get together with some other moms and we will go for dinner, a movie or both. The time to talk, laugh and just be friends is so good.

It took me a long while to realize I needed to do things for me. As a mom and a wife I was always putting other people first. Then my anxiety took over and I had to make some changes. Now I practice self-care daily in some way or another.

In support of International Self-Care Day on July 24th, I challenge you to share your self-care practices with me. To help get you started, Bayer has created a self-care calendar with one tip for each day of the month. Bayer_SelfCare_Calendar_EN

I will also be giving away ten $15 Amazon gift card s so you can purchase your favourite self-care products! In celebration of Self-Care Day, Bayer is running a Buy 3 for $10 promotion through Amazon.ca on most of their brands at https://www.amazon.ca/adlp/bayercanada .


To enter, all you have to do is share how you practice self-care, tag @Gingermommy on Twitter @RantingGinger on  IG and use #SelfCareDay for your chance to win! Open to Canadian residents only. Unlimited entries allowed. Each tag will count as 1 entry. A winner will be drawn using random.org from all eligible entries on July 31st 2018 at 10pm ET. Good luck! 

So, how do you practice self-care?

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.


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