25 Ways to Practice Self Care to Become Your Best Self

25 Ways to Practice Self Care to Become Your Best Self

 

The best way to be able to care for others is to start with caring for yourself.

It’s easy to get caught up in all the busy day-to-day hustle and bustle of life’s responsibilities. It sometimes feels like life is flying by way too quickly and we don’t seem to have any time to enjoy it!

Ways to Practice Self Care for Best self

Here are a few ideas to get you started:

  1. Take a long hot bath
  2. Listen to music that makes you feel good
  3. Re-read one of your favourite books
  4. Do some Excercise
  5. Take time for yourself, away from others
  6. Burn your favourite smelling candle
  7. Buy yourself some fresh flowers
  8. Read Inspirational Quotes
  9. Unplug from Social Media
  10. Take a nap
  11. Make a gratitude list and jot down everything you are thankful for
  12. Avoid toxic people
  13. Try some Yoga
  14. Watch some funny Youtube Videos
  15. Get out in the sunshine and fresh air
  16. Meditate for 5 – 10 minutes
  17. Clear your desk
  18. Take a short walk
  19. Call a friend
  20. Look through photos
  21. Check in with yourself regularly
  22. Make a hot Cuppa
  23. Dance
  24. Do something creative, write a poem or doodle
  25. Turn off your phone for a day

 

What is your favourite way to practice Self Care, do you have a routine in place to care for yourself?

Comment down below!

11 Comments

  1. May 30, 2018 / 21:57

    Love this post! I am definitely going to take inspiration from some of these. Number 1 is my go to every time – but I have been meditating a bit recently with the headspace app and found it really helpful!

    • May 30, 2018 / 22:27

      I love the headspace app. I must admit I haven’t used it in a while but it is fab! 🌹 x

  2. May 31, 2018 / 00:10

    Re-reading a favorite book is definitely one of my faves. I also love a long bath with an audio book.

    • May 31, 2018 / 08:06

      I’m going to try out some audios, I love books but would be good to have them on the go too! X

  3. May 31, 2018 / 09:12

    I love coloring in a coloring book. It calms me.

    • May 31, 2018 / 15:25

      It’s really relaxing! I love my tranquillity colouring set 💞

  4. June 2, 2018 / 18:46

    Lovely post! I definitely need to start taking care of myself more, will follow some of these steps! X

  5. February 8, 2019 / 10:47

    Great points. I’ve definitely learnt since doing Yoga that taking care of ourselves is more of a duty than anything else. How can we look after others and be our best selves if we don’t? My favourite self care activities are Yoga and meditation, gaming or watching a series to completely switch off and recharge for a while or having a nice bath!

    Jenny
    http://www.jennyinneverland.com

    • February 9, 2019 / 18:08

      It does get difficult looking after the kids if i dont take time out for myself. I love yoga, I must admit I’ve not done any this year so I do need to get back into it. I’m not much of a tv person but I did enjoy a few series on Netflix over Christmas. Thanks for reading Jenny x

  6. February 9, 2019 / 09:13

    This is a great post and I was really in need to read something like this today!!! Those are great ideas and can’t wait to do some today, thanks for sharing xx

    Anaïs | http://anais-n.com

    • February 9, 2019 / 17:58

      Glad it came in useful for you, its always great to take time out for yourself xx

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