Self-care is the practice of taking an active role in protecting one’s own well-being and happiness, especially during times of stress. It helps us cope with life. We got to treat ourselves and love ourselves on a regular basis. Here’s a list of self care ideas.

  • Take a walk in nature
  • Stretch
  • Meditate
  • Self-massage
  • Deep breathing exercises
  • Yoga
  • Run
  • Watch funny videos
  • Laugh for no reason
  • Look at cute things
  • Listen to music
  • Watch a movie
  • Read a book
  • Snuggle up in a warm blanket
  • Drink a cup of tea
  • Cook a nice meal
  • Make yourself a nice snack
  • Drink more water
  • Take a long, hot shower
  • Take a nice, long bath
  • Do a face mask
  • Put on your favorite lotion
  • Aromatherapy
  • Light candles
  • Hug someone
  • Hug yourself
  • Play with pets
  • Cuddle with pets
  • Call someone you love
  • Spend time with loved ones
  • Journal
  • Draw
  • Paint
  • Sing
  • Dance
  • Garden
  • Swim
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Practice your favorite hobbies
  • Try something new
  • Learn something new
  • Watch inspirational videos
  • Listen to your favorite podcasts
  • Learn to say no
  • Ask for help
  • Help others
  • Be kind
  • Challenge your negative thinking
  • Avoid toxic people
  • Go on a mini-trip
  • Organize your living space
  • Go to a support group
  • Express your feelings
  • Express gratitude
  • List things you love about yourself
  • Recite positive affirmations
  • Cry out your feelings
  • Watch the stars
  • Watch the clouds
  • Watch the sunrise or sunset
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