Self-Care Tips

Oftentimes, people tend to place others’ needs and wants on a pedestal above their own.  We want to ensure that the people we cherish are delighted and content.  However, self-care is crucial.  If we don’t take care of ourselves, we will find ourselves feeling empty or incomplete.  You may feel as if you don’t have time, or don’t know where to start taking better care of yourself.  But, I have created a list of 15 ideas, small and big, to spark a little bit of extra joy for yourself, so that you can be thriving to your full potential!

  1. Take a warm bath
  2. Do a face or hair mask
  3. Go for a walk and listen to a podcast, your favorite playlist, or just enjoy the peaceful silence!
  4. Take yourself on a coffee or ice cream date
  5. Order your favorite take out
  6. Watch your favorite movie or tv show
  7. Have a dance party and sing to your favorite music
  8. Burn a candle and read a book or magazine
  9. Put on your favorite outfit 
  10. Go to bed early or sleep in late
  11. Write a letter to an old friend or family member
  12. Stretch or do yoga
  13. Write/post sticky notes with compliments to yourself on your mirror
  14. Take a 10 or 90 minute nap to feel rested
  15. Turn off electronics and journal about anything- your day, future goals, etc!