For example, reading, the one thing that never fails to calm me before I go to sleep, and makes my worries and stresses fly out the window. Instead becomes something that gets put on the back burner until the weekend or until I have the time. What I'm trying to say is, is that we mustn't put our 'me' time on the dusty shelves, leaving it there until we reach a point in which our resources are depleted, and our mind is charged to the maximum with stress. Of course it's never that simple, so here are my top tips on how to have a relaxing evening.
Treat your skin - exfoliate and clean it thoroughly. Obviously washing our faces and bodies is something that we're supposed to do everyday, but nonetheless, it never fails to make me feel like a brand-spanking new woman, go the extra mile and slather on a face mask.
- The Summer I turned Pretty trilogy by Jenny Han - A YA contemporary romance that never fails to pull at my heartstrings.
"...But one summer, one terrible and wonderful summer, the more everything changes, the more it all ends up just the way it should have been all along."
- Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles - A romance in which we encounter a hate-to-love story, characters that encounter their own conflicts and struggles making you fall in love with them even more and a story with a surprising and unexpected heart-wrenching emotional impact.
"I want to know how to make this girl laugh. I want to know what makes her cry. I want to know what it feels like to have her look at me as if I’m her knight in shinning armor"
- The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh - A YA fantasy, inspired by the tale of A Thousand and One Nights, filled to the brim with diverse culture and a romance in which a girl falls in love with a king that has a tormented heart.
“The more a person pushes others away, the clearer it becomes he is in need of love the most.”