SELF CARE IDEAS
It's the weekend queens which means one thing, SELF CARE. It's so important to take care of yourself especially during these difficult times and is crucial to your well-being.
Did you know there's 4 types of self care? Lets discuss them below.
PHYSICAL SELF CARE
Physical self-care is taking care of our bodies which is a large component of self care, but it doesn't have to include a vigorous exercise routine. The key to self-care should be something you enjoy.
Trying a new healthy recipe
A workout, yoga or a dance class
Going on a mindful walk or a bike ride
Taking a warm bath with your fav bath bomb
EMOTIONAL SELF CARE
Emotional self-care is about checking in with yourself, becoming more mindful of your thinking patterns and triggers, and finding ways to work through them, rather than bottling them up inside.
Journalling – writing down our feelings
Being creative through painting or writing
Replacing the negative with positive self-talk
Setting more boundaries – it’s okay to say no
SPIRITUAL SELF CARE
Spiritual self-care nourishes your soul and helps you find inner peace. When you practice spiritual self care, you are striving for inner peace & seeking to find purpose and meaning in life.
Meditation and mindfulness
Light a candle
Spending time in nature
INTELLECTUAL SELF CARE
Intellectual self care is something you enjoy that challenges your mind. It expands your knowledge. This type of self-care can involve figuring out what your current strengths are and developing them further.
Reading a book or listening to a podcast
Learning a new language
Completing a puzzle
Taking a course on something that interests you
Watching a documentary on a new topic
We hope we have inspired you with some fun ideas how to practice self care.