How to Make a Me Time To Go Kit for Your Purse

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Have you ever had a really hectic day (or week!) and feel like the days are just going by too quickly? When your life feels crazy-busy like this, treat yourself with a me time to go kit. It’s a portable kit that fits in a purse or small bag, and contains whatever helps you to enjoy a moment of me time in between your busy schedule.

Why make a me time to go kit

Your me time to go kit is great for spare moments during the day. Use your me time to go kit during small moments throughout the day. It’ll help you relax and take care of yourself. You might already carry lipstick and hand lotion in your purse. The idea of the me time to go kit is to create that space for me time in your life. You matter, and this kit is a wonderful and portable reminder of how important it is to take care of yourself.

Here are some examples when you can use your me time kit

  • during a break at work
  • when waiting at the bus stop, subway, or in traffic
  • when waiting at a doctor’s office or appointment
  • When you’re on a lengthy hold on the phone

Make your own me time to go kit!

Choose your me time to go kit contents

Think about the waiting periods, down times, or breaks during your day. Then pick 3-4 items that will help you to relax and rejuvenate during these times.



Here are a few ideas:

  • chap stick
  • lipstick/lip gloss
  • small fragrance or perfume
  • tissues
  • favorite tea
  • special snack
  • hairbrush
  • hair ties
  • favorite hand lotion
  • small handful of individually wrapped chocolates
  • hard candies, tic-tacs, mints, or gum

You can also come up with your own ideas. If you do so, please leave me a comment and let me know what you picked for your me time kit! Be sure to pick something that’s small and/or lightweight. You don’t want to add too much weight to your purse.


Gather your me time to go kit items & choose a container

Once you have all of your items together, pick a special container that can hold your me time items. This could be a small pouch or bag for the inside of your purse. It could also be a pouch with a drawstring, zipper, or button for closing. Choose something that’s lightweight and that you will enjoy.

Give this me time to go kit a permanent home in your purse or bag. Now you’ll be able to enjoy some me time whenever you’re on the go.

Pro Tip!

If you use multiple purses or bags, you can make a me time to go kit for each bag. That way you’ll always have a me time to go kit with you wherever you are!


Now I’d love to hear from you! What items are in your me time to go kit? Do you already use a me time to go kit, and if so, what items help you to relax the most?


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