10 ideas for 10 minutes of Me Time every day

10 minutes of me time everyday or 10 different ways to spend on yourself every day. To clear your mind and reflect on the day.

When you read the title of this video it might seem like an impossible thing to do for you. 10 minutes of me time everyday or 10 different ways to spend on yourself every day. I think it’s very important to cherish those moments that you can spend with yourself and give attention to how you’re feeling. Taking a moment to relax and reflect on the day is so important. Especially with the high burnout rate among all groups in society at the moment, I think this is key to fight it. So here are my 10 ideas to spend 10 minutes a day to yourself, besides going to the gym. Although here are 5 workouts you can do at home if the 10 ideas below don’t work for you!

  1. Go for a 10 minute lunch walk by yourself.
  2. Spend 10 minutes on your makeup in the morning, while you sit down behind your vanity.
  3. Have 10 minutes in the morning to sit down and eat your breakfast or drink a cup of coffee by yourself.
  4. Create a 10 minute Sunday pamper routine and do this every Sunday.
  5. Read 10 minutes in a book before going to sleep.
  6. Spend 10 minutes a day playing an instrument or listening to music.
  7. Meditate or practice mindfulness for 10 minutes a day.
  8. Listen to a motivational audio book or podcast for 10 minutes a day.
  9. Sit on a bench or walk in a park near your home for 10 minutes by yourself. (The sound of the birds can be so relaxing!)
  10. Try to solve a puzzle or sudoku for 10 minutes a day.
10 minutes of me time everyday or 10 different ways to spend on yourself every day. To clear your mind and reflect on the day.

I hope that these 10 ideas gave you some inspiration on how to spend your me time. These are all activities that don’t include using your phone or any other electronic device that can distract you.

How do you spend your me time?

Signature Annaleid from Actually Anna


  1. Leontien Bakker
    July 17, 2019 / 10:31 am

    Nuttige tips. Mag het ook meer dat 10 minuten 😉 ?

    • July 17, 2019 / 11:08 am

      Dankjewel! Ja, zeker! Meer dan 10 minuten mag natuurlijk altijd 🙂

      xoxo Annaleid

  2. July 17, 2019 / 11:08 am

    Ahww thank you! I really love mindfulness, because you can do it everywhere just whenever you have time 🙂 Do you have some other ideas for me time yourself?

    xoxo Annaleid

  3. July 20, 2019 / 10:11 am

    That’s so good to hear! I think the ideas in this post are very easy ways to incorporate it into your daily life:) Let me know what works for you! 🙂

    xoxo Annaleid

  4. July 31, 2019 / 7:48 pm

    I can attest that self care is the hardest part of adulting. The ten minutes a day guide is a great place to start.

    • August 7, 2019 / 11:30 am

      Yes that’s what I through too! 10 minutes isn’t very long, but it’s a great place to get started!

      xoxo Annaleid

  5. March 20, 2020 / 10:51 pm

    Great list. I’ll admit that with everything that I need to take care of these days, taking care of myself can definitely take a back seat. I need to start making more time for myself.

    • March 26, 2020 / 10:50 pm

      It’s hard when you there’s so much going on, but I find that these things are super helpful to clear my mind!
      Let me know what you thing if you tried them 🙂

      xoxo Annaleid

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