Afiya Francisco is a Style Expert, television and fashion personality, speaker, and brand ambassador. The Style House is a multimedia platform designed to help women approach their personal style with confidence, simplicity & joy. 

The Joyful Wardrobe | "Me Time"

Reading Garance Doré's 'Love Style Life' in a Lusomé pyjama set

Reading Garance Doré's 'Love Style Life' in a Lusomé pyjama set

It can be so difficult to squeeze in minutes to ourselves; there is always another task to complete, another item to check off the list; but it's well worth to put yourself on that list, the benefits of downtime are well recorded: more restful sleep, improved mood, increased focus, the list goes on. We tend to be all or nothing –  a weekend retreat is necessary to unwind, we'll wait until our next vacation to unplug, but consistent small breaks are more impactful, lasting and necessary than a major time out. Even five minutes to breathe consciously will make all the difference. Here are 5 of my favourite ways to unwind.

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