60 Ways to practice self care

 

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We have to take care of ourselves before we can help anyone one else.

– Unknown

 

Practicing self-care is extremely important for our mental health and helps us recharge and take our lives head on. Practicing self care and self love are the most important things you can do.

 

Here are the things you can do

  1. Yoga.
  2. Eat more foods that come from the Earth and not a lot of the processed foods.
  3. Wear clothes that you feel confident in.
  4. Find an exercise that you really enjoy so you don’t dread working out.
  5. Exfoliate your body.
  6. Come up with morning affirmations that you can tell yourself everyday.
  7. Put on a facial mask.
  8. Go on long walks with your dog.
  9. Reward yourself every time you do a difficult task.
  10. Call a friend.
  11. Binge watch your favorite shows.
  12. Adopt a new hobby.
  13. Donate clothes and items that you no longer want or use anymore to someone less fortunate.
  14. Make a To Do List every night for the next day. (Make sure you do the things you don’t want to do first that way the list gets easier as you check it off.)
  15. Take your make-up off every night.
  16. Accept yourself as you are. (The Good, The Ugly, The Beautiful, The Stinky, The Sexy, Etc.)
  17. Drink tea before you sleep.
  18. Shower.
  19. Forgive people who have wronged you in the past. (Not for them, but for you. It’s not healthy to hold on to negative feelings towards other people.)
  20. Listen to uplifting podcasts.
  21. Have a mini dance party everyday. (While you get ready for your day or while you fold laundry, or whenever you want.)
  22. Stretch every morning when you wake up.
  23. Start a journal. (Document your feels and/or experiences)
  24. Do your hair and make-up. 
  25. Watch the sunset whenever you can.
  26. Do your laundry.
  27. Host a movie night for your friends and/or family.
  28. Start a habit that you’ve always wanted to pick up.
  29. Wash your face.
  30. Have a morning routine.
  31. Have a night routine.
  32. Allow yourself to dream big.
  33. Write a letter to yourself for a year from now telling yourself where your going to be .
  34. Drink water.
  35. Have a vision board collage somewhere you’ll be able to see it everyday.
  36. Meditate for 10 to 15 minutes.
  37. Clean out your email box and unsubscribe to spam emails. 
  38. Make sure you keep up to date with doctor appointments. 
  39. Go to bed early.
  40. Start reading a book.
  41. Un-friend people that don’t make you feel good about yourself, or don’t act like a friend to you.
  42. Listen to upbeat or soft music when you wake up in the morning.
  43. Bake your favorite treat.
  44. Go to bed early.
  45. Read inspirational quotes.
  46. Say three or more things that your grateful for. (do it everyday)
  47. Open all the curtains and blinds when the suns out to let light in.
  48. Walk barefoot on the ground .(in the dirt, in the grass, in the sand) Any place where you feel grounded with Earth and Mother Nature.
  49. Make goals for yourself.
  50. Go for a walk on the beach. (if possible)
  51. Go for a bike ride.
  52. Pamper yourself.
  53. Meal plan every week.
  54. Go to the farmers market and buy fresh fruits and vegetables.
  55. Get or give yourself a manicure and a pedicure.
  56. Smile at strangers.
  57. Make your bed every morning.
  58. Go for a nature hike.
  59. Unplug from everything for at least an hour a day.
  60. Compliment someone even a stranger.

 

 

 

 

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