5 Essential Self Care Items to get you through the Winter Months
If 2020 taught us anything, it is that self care should be all the way on the top of your priority list. If you still haven’t added self care to your daily routine, now is the perfect time. The practice is rooted in the belief that one should always take the time to promote their own physical, mental, and emotional health and comes with loads of benefits. While this might sound very deep and complex, its practice is actually pretty easy! In fact, there is no right, wrong, or best way to practice self care. It can take many forms and it basically consists of doing the things that make you feel happier and more relaxed. Ready to be more conscious about your self care this year? Start with the essentials.
There are a number of ways to incorporate essential oils into your self care routine, hence why they are a self care essential. You can diffuse oils in an essential oil diffuser to enjoy them aromatically, or you can add some drops to your next bath for a spa-like experience. Next, you can even use essential oils for a message or add it to your body cream.
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Practice self care by taking up a soothing activity that fits your lifestyle and make sure to perfect your craft regularly. Your mind and body relax when you engage in a focused and soothing activity like creating a puzzle. Such creative tasks ease your mind and help allow worrisome thoughts to fade away. Puzzling is a fun activity that you can do alone and at the rhythm, and pace you enjoy.
Lemonade Pursuits created some gorgeous jigsaw puzzles for that very purpose: designed for mindfulness and do away with stress and anxiety by the help of some of the most beautiful hand-drawn puzzles you can find. We're talking bright colour palettes and vibrant backgrounds presented in high quality puzzles. Ready for a mindful challenge? Try our favourites: Midnight Garden and Spring Begins.
Practicing gratitude has numerous benefits including reducing depression and anxiety, which is why adding it to your daily routine can be a great form of self care. To do so, purchase a gratitude journal and get in the habit of writing down a few things you’re grateful for every morning. Your journal will become a safe place that you can go back to and reflect daily.
Take on some simply daily mindfulness by entering these things in the Gratitude Journal designed by Taylor Elliott Designs. This beautiful journal does not have dates marked, so even if you skip a day or two, no problem. The journal is waiting and ready when you are...
Beyond developing skills to be able to express yourself in a brand new language, learning a new language is another mindful and extremely popular way to stay mindful. Better yet, learn while playing cards, whether it is an existing game or one that you invented to get the most out of the language learning. Try out our fun collection of Lingo Cards for that very purpose.
Trade your coffee for a soothing cup of tea and start reaping the benefits with this self care power move. That’s right, tea time, with its herbal properties and therapeutic aroma, can also be considered a form of self care. If you’re not ready to dive into a tea time ritual that involves starting up the kettle every night, you can also opt for Tea Drops. Enjoy post-meal and help your body relax and settle with this small act. No need for a strainer, just pop a Tea Drop into a cup of hot water, stir, and enjoy!
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