How to Be Good to Yourself - Treat Yourself Well
Being good to yourself doesn't have to include a calendar full of luxury spa treatments (though who are we to judge?). It simply means treating yourself as well as you'd treat a friend.
By Nicole Frehsée, Kevin McCarthy and Melia Robinson
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the November 2012 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
If you can stay awake...
Close your eyes and say ommm. Recent research has found that meditation may increase gray matter in parts of the brain associated with both sense of self and empathy. The Mayo Clinic's meditation app offers a five-minute program.
If you can't...
Rather than drag your weary bones through the rest of the day, follow in the footsteps of notable nappers like Thomas Edison, Leonardo da Vinci, and Eleanor Roosevelt. Daytime dozing can give you instant energy and enhance cognitive performance.