Taking Care of My Daily Needs in One Simple Task

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Taking Care of My Daily Needs in One Simple Task | Wit & Delight
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Photos by Nicole Feest at NYLONSADDLE Photography

Everyone is talking about practicing self-care these days—taking baths, reading books, practicing meditation, and all the other lovely ways to take care of yourself. It’s hard to establish a self-care routine that checks off all the boxes while not being a huge lift financially or requiring the most precious commodity: time. It’s all about the small daily rituals that ladder up to larger impacts. 

When I think of “self-care,” I’m thinking about tasks that will benefit me in the long run. Hot baths are heavenly, but how can I capture that feeling long after the water has drained?

Small acts of self-care, like setting out clothes the night before, taking my Ritual multivitamins, or setting the coffee maker before going to bed, are sometimes the most impactful. These small acts of kindness can set you up for success and have you thanking your past self for being so considerate.

Taking Care of My Daily Needs in One Simple Task | Wit & Delight

Self-care is about thinking about the long run and what the future holds, while still valuing the immediate gratification we sometimes all need. One small but powerful self-care ritual I practice is taking a multivitamin.

I’ve been taking Ritual Essential for Women 18+ for a year now, and it’s hands down the most effortless self-care practice I do consistently! This small act of self-care checks off so many boxes for me.

  • Nutritionally – Try as I might, I simply can’t eat healthy all the time. And that’s okay. I’m beginning to practice self-kindness, meaning I’m learning to have a better conversation with myself and understand that it’s okay not to get it right all the time. Nutrition is all about balance, right? What I like about Ritual is that it’s formulated with key nutrients, including vitamin D3 and Omega-3 DHA, to help fill gaps in the diet.*
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  • Mentally – My goal is to remove as many things off my checklist as possible. If I can automate it, sign me up. With Ritual, my multivitamins arrive monthly straight to my door. I don’t have to remember to reorder anything! Because I’ve got my morning routine down to a science, I don’t even have to search for my multivitamins each morning. They are proudly displayed on my desk, waiting for me.
  • Emotionally –  Not only do I feel good about my nutrition, but I also get to celebrate knowing my kids are getting the essential nutrients they need. Ritual now offers Essential for Kids 4+, a chewy multivitamin my kids are gonna love. Ritual gummy multivitamin includes 50 mg Omega-3 DHA and a good source of fiber per serving.* Ritual Essential for Kids 4+ also accounts for some gaps in their mostly-healthy-but-let’s-be-honest nutrition, which assuages a little bit of my motherhood guilt.
  • Globally – Ritual is Made Traceable. I’m working so hard on having a better understanding of where my products come from, especially those that I ingest. Thanks to Ritual’s one-of-a-kind visible supply chain, you can now see where the vitamins and minerals are sourced. Ritual also practices carbon-neutral shipments and uses eco-friendly packaging, an act of kindness on behalf of our planet.
Taking Care of My Daily Needs in One Simple Task | Wit & Delight

Self-care can appear in many ways, and taking a multivitamin is just one small act that you can practice regularly with little effort. What acts of self-care are you practicing right now? 

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Editor’s Note: This post was sponsored by Ritual. The compensation we receive in exchange for placement on Wit & Delight is used to purchase props, hire a photographer, write/edit the blog post, and support the larger team behind Wit & Delight.

While compensation was received in exchange for coverage, all thoughts and opinions are always my own. Sponsored posts like these allow us to continue to develop dynamic unsponsored content. Thank you for supporting our partners!

BY Kate Arends - February 10, 2021


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