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Tips for Making Time Just for You Featuring In-Person Early Voting

We aim to be productive and highly accomplished in our day-to-day lives, often focusing on others without dedicating time to personal well-being. This puts us at risk of experiencing high stress, low self-esteem, and diminished productivity. Therefore, setting aside time for oneself isn't just helpful, it's necessary for a healthy and engaging life.

How To Make Time For Yourself

The definition of personal time varies greatly from person to person. For some, it involves exercise and meditation; for others, it might mean sitting quietly at home watching a movie or enjoying a new book. Regardless of how we choose to spend our personal time, the most important thing is to ensure we make time for these activities.

Check out the YouTube channel "The Viable Coach" to learn how to find time for self-care. 

Watch the video here:


Why You Need To Make Time For Self-Care

Taking time for yourself is important for many reasons, especially for your mental and physical health. For example, it helps you sleep better, think more creatively, and build better relationships and it can prevent stress and burnout.


SelectHealth.org has a blog about why self-care is important and gives tips on how to make time for yourself in your daily routine.

Read the blog herehttps://selecthealth.org/blog/2019/05/why-you-need-to-make-time-for-self-care

10 Ways to Take Time for Yourself

How do you find personal time when your schedule is packed? BetterUp's "10 Ways to Take Time for Yourself Even with a Hectic Schedule," offers practical tips to carve out self-maintenance time without sacrificing energy or productivity. The list includes methods like setting boundaries, scheduling solo exercise, and carving out alone time with loved ones

Find it here: https://www.betterup.com/blog/take-time-for-yourself

How do you make time for yourself? Is it hard to do? Let us know in the comments!

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In-Person Early Voting

Disability Rights NJ wants every eligible registered voter to know there are options to cast a ballot. Early in-person voting starts May 29th and offers individuals with disabilities the ability to vote in-person at their convenience. 

Voting is your right and your voice matters! The primary election offers voters the opportunity to select the candidates that will run in the November general election. 

Every county designates a certain number of early voting sites, and any voter in the county can go to any county early voting site. Please note that your regular polling place may not be a county early voting location.

To find an in-person early polling location please click on the following link: https://nj.gov/state/elections/vote-early-voting.shtml

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