Women's Priorities: Understanding What Truly Counts

Ladies! We know you're always putting others first, but it's important to prioritise your own health too. Balancing work, family, and social life can be tough, but neglecting your health shouldn't be an option.

Many women aren't sure how to take care of themselves or what signs to watch out for. But don't worry, we've got you covered with some simple tips to help you stay healthy and happy.

Whether you're young or old, these tips can make a big difference in your well-being. Remember, taking care of yourself is essential, so let's make a commitment to prioritise our health first. Here are some easy habits to get started on your wellness journey.

  1. Start Your Day Right

You might say family comes first.

Hello…. you are a pillar of your family. So, make sure to kickstart your day by having some nuts before starting to make breakfast for your family. Give your body a boost with a nutritious meal rich in protein, healthy fats, and complex carbohydrates, which are crucial for cognitive function, mood, and performance.

  1. Sip on that H2O

Isn't it hilarious how moms turn into hydration detectives for their families, making sure everyone else drinks enough water while they forget to hydrate themselves?

Stay hydrated like the queen you are! Yes, carry a water bottle with you throughout the day, and aim to drink at least 8-10 cups of water daily. Quench your thirst too. Get fancy and spice up your hydration game with some herbal teas and detox water!

Hydration is good for overall health and well-being as dehydration can lead to fatigue, decreased focus, and even mood swings.

  1. No, No to Skipping meals

You, as the caretaker of your family, feed your family but often tend to skip meals. Am I right, ladies? Let me give you a friendly reminder.

Can you pour from an empty cup? So, take care of yourself first. And who knows, maybe that extra bite of food will give you the superhuman strength to tackle that never-ending laundry pile or conquer that work presentation like a boss!

So, promise me this - no more skipping meals, okay?

  1. End your Leftover tale

Are you munching leftover foods left by your kids or husband while feeling guilty of wasting food?

Remember, those leftovers will still be there tomorrow. It's time to break up with those leftovers and fall in love with a fresh, mouthwatering meal. Your stomach will thank you!

  1. Power Up with Protein! Fear not with Carbs

Again, and again and again…. I insist that all your sacrifices in the name of family love may ruin your health.    

So, how are you going to boost your muscle power and energy? Give your taste buds delicious bites of protein-rich food like rajma curry served with fragrant basmati rice, chana masala, tandoori chicken, dal tadka, paneer sabji, egg curry and many more .

Want to know a secret? Carbs are not your enemy. Let yourself enjoy some idli with sambar and Chutney or a dosa or aloo sabzi, etc. Or, you can also indulge in healthy superfood options like Jowar roti or ragi idli that are low in calories and gluten-free.

So, what are you waiting for? Go for it, ladies.

  1. Add Supplements

Okay, let me be clear, ladies, eating right and staying active are vital for feeling great, but sometimes we need a little boost. That's where supplements can help! Just remember, focus on fruits, veggies, and whole grains for a healthy foundation, and use supplements as extra support, not the main solution! Multivitamins or other supplements make up for nutritional gaps, especially if you have dietary restrictions. 

For women, staying healthy is crucial for our happiness.

  1. Put Yourself First:

It's important to prioritize your own needs, especially when it comes to your health. When you head to the grocery store, take the time to read labels and select items that you genuinely enjoy and that contribute to your health. Don't hesitate to pick up some nutritious options for yourself amidst the shopping hustle. After all, taking care of yourself is a priority! 

  1. Enjoy your cravings

When those mid-afternoon cravings hit, reach for a handful of nuts or some crunchy veggies with hummus.

Of course, indulge yourself with caffeine when you feel tired, but make it a rare treat as it can dehydrate the body and affect nutrient absorption.

  1. Never Postpone self-care appointments

Never postpone. Whether it's a visit to the dentist, a check-up with your doctor, or a much-needed spa day. It's totally understandable if you're busy and these things slip your mind, but taking care of yourself is super important too. Don't forget to prioritize yourself!

  1. Connect with your buddies

For today’s women, the lack of "me" time is the main reason for stress.

Find yourself a hobby to distract yourself. Or plan a picnic, dining out, or a trip with your besties. Or you can connect with your BFFs through a virtual chat. Your supportive friends can cheer you on in your wellness journey.

  1. Take a breather

Bust your stress overload.

"Who said you can't slay while you take a breather? Put on that face mask, read your favourite book, or play your favourite tunes, and let those worries take a back seat - you've got this, queen!"

You deserve a little TLC!

  1. Dance it out

Who says workouts have to be boring? Put on your favourite tunes and dance around your living room – it's a great way to get your heart pumping and lift your spirits.

Don’t know how to dance? Try yoga to burn that stress and bend your body to not break apart in your life.

  1. Sleep like a boss

Late nights helping with kid’s homework, soothing a crying baby, or just catching up on household chores can leave us sleep-deprived. Remember, you need rest to recharge too. Prioritise your beauty rest, because you deserve it! Aim for 7-8 hours of quality sleep each night to recharge and conquer the day ahead.


As women juggle numerous roles, it's vital to recognize the sacrifices made, often at the expense of our well-being. If personal health takes a backseat due to professional or domestic duties, it's time to pause and reassess. Prioritize your health and embrace a healthy lifestyle by adopting the habits outlined above.

“Strong women prioritise self-care.”  



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