With so many people busting their behinds to balance responsibilities like career, family, friendships, and community it’s no wonder that women have a hard time making self-care a priority.

Even celebrities like Beyonce and Kerry Washington have to make a conscious effort to take a time out for themselves despite their hectic schedules.

Self-Care getaways and retreats to help you relax, relate, release

We’ve compiled a list of tips from five fabulous females who have figured out their own definition of self-care and can help you implement some “me time” into your daily routine.

5Viola Davis

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“You know what? Especially with women, we are usually the caretakers of everyone except for ourselves. If I don’t take care of myself and I’m taking care of my daughter or my husband or whatever—I’m running on fumes,” the HTGAWM star told Refinery29 in 2017. “I have nothing left to give. Nothing. But when I take the time to take care of myself, to go to the doctor, go to a spa, get a deep-tissue massage, get adjusted by chiropractor … I feel like I can face life with a renewed vigor and renewed passion.”

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