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What are your go-to self care tips?

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    • Overcomer

      244d

      Rest! Rest! And learn to say "No"

    • Overcomer

      244d

      Rest! Rest! And learn to say "No"

    • jamwje

      335d

      Also writing in my journal

    • jamwje

      335d

      Exercise and skin care in general.

    • Hillbi66

      341d

      Exercise and exercise different forms but no matter what I do lately nothing seems to be working.

    • Polopez

      342d

      Walking my dog, it helps to clear my mind, and it's also good exercise.

    • surelySING

      343d

      I nap alot.

      • Bre19

        331d

        @surelySING same!!!!

    • kk062001

      343d

      a good but simple skin care routine. a normal daily routine

      • Bre19

        343d

        @kk062001 good idea

    • JaneBaby

      344d

      Shower, clean clothes, nap.

    • emokitty

      345d

      Shower

    • GreenFoxFren

      345d

      emotional support frog squishmallow. and making vent art. and pictures of frogs. lots of frog pictures. like a lot. a lot. far, FAR too many. an unhealthy amount of frog pictures.

      • Bre19

        345d

        @GreenFoxFren yesss

    • beitmenotyou

      349d

      Meditation, sleep and hanging out with friends

    • Tw33t_Tw33t___Tw33t

      350d

      If you can’t handle the big things do something smaller. Can’t handle a full shower? Wash just your hair, just your face, use some wipes, just rinse your hair and pat it dry to remove oil, or whatever your up to handling. I find that doing those little things can help a lot more than you think

      • Bre19

        345d

        @Tw33t_Tw33t___Tw33t good idea

    • deepblubottom

      352d

      My spirituality and putting myself first even if people feel offend. I used to be a people pleaser can't make everyone happy. And staying on s top of everything including my health👍

      • Bre19

        345d

        @deepblubottom nice

    • Zebrapotato37659

      363d

      Bible ✝️

      • Bre19

        328d

        @Zebrapotato37659 nice

    • Kasi

      364d

      I listen to an audiobook and do a puzzle.

    • GreenFoxFren

      377d

      I force myself to work for as long as I can focus on said thing I forced myself to work on. I never get anything done this way, I usually end up watching YouTube, so, it does technically count, right?

    • SecondChance

      377d

      Some lights and a Cisco CD 🤗

    • JaneBaby

      380d

      Shower, yoga and food.

      • Bre19

        347d

        @JaneBaby sounds lovely

    • MissMads

      380d

      Romantasizing! Dressing up in something comfortable and romantasizing it as high-end fashion. Sitting around, playing some chill music, tea in my favorite mug, and imagining I'm in a magazine or slice-of-life anime. This works for many locations, any kind of weather, and any kind of activity! Just the other day, I was preparing to study for final exams in a nearby Starbucks, and it began raining outside. I seized the opportunity to get into the study aesthetic; I ordered a coffee (even tho I don't usually drink coffee), sat near the window, and wore a cozy sweater. I immediately felt like I was in a lo-fi beats study YouTube stream or a Tumblr mood board, and I ended up being super productive that day.

      • Bre19

        342d

        @MissMads sounds lovely

    • mommylove

      385d

      Praying, taking a bath, and talking with my husband about how I feel or journalling or sketching really help me.

    • Soskae

      389d

      Shaths (laying in the bath with the shower running on you) while listening to music, podcasts or a movie without the lights on and just relaxing. Bath bombs, candles, any form of aromatherapy up in that bad boy is amazing.

    • jamiie

      391d

      if i physically can i will try and go sit outside for a little while and connect myself with the earth ! if not ill put a movie or music on and just lay in bed and relax

      • Bre19

        342d

        @jamiie sounds lovely

    • scrow7

      393d

      Going for a walk with a friend and his dog. Fresh air ✔️ Company ✔️ Pets ✔️ Exercise ✔️

    • SueLaBear

      394d

      You don't have to do a full routine. As long as you can even manage half of one step, that is self care.

      • Bre19

        342d

        @SueLaBear very true

    • Knees

      395d

      Cleaning obsessively and then crash while looking at how nice the house looks

      • JaneBaby

        394d

        @Knees as long as you are able to engage with other self care tips you are doing just fine. Few things boost my sense of value more. Once you can understand the psychology of it you can really make it work for you.

    • DragonLady47

      395d

      I don't have time for self care

      • hydroepilepic21

        395d

        @DragonLady47 someone told me you need to make time for self care/self love.

    • T.Baily655

      396d

      I usually take hot baths with some candles or if that seems like too much effort I just take a hot shower. Skincare, sometimes I put makeup on for the fun of it, going for a drive and just listening to music, I live doing crafts and being creative, or I will just let myself cry if I need it. I am still learning self care and finding what works for me!

    • C_J

      396d

      Right now only reading helps

    • The_Pretzel7

      398d

      Taking a moment 2 just breathe, I usually sit outside just by myself, listen 2 music and I might try meditation soon, see if there's any added benefits

      • Bre19

        328d

        @The_Pretzel7 yesss

    • Jrock

      398d

      Make up, naps, Music and my window open for fresh air

    • lemonjuice

      398d

      Disposable tooth brushes w/ toothpaste for the days you can't brush your teeth

      • Bre19

        328d

        @lemonjuice yess

      • scrow7

        393d

        @lemonjuice similarly, I used to keep disposable cutlery, plates, cups, etc for when eating itself felt like too much let alone washing up etc

    • Annye

      398d

      Nap Time 🙌 I feel rejuvenated after a Power Nap!

    • Blue001

      398d

      Writing in my journal, acknowledging my feelings and allowing myself to feel those emotions. The gym is also great self care not only physically but mentally too! Lastly, meditation, cooking and praying are all good ways of feeling more calmer I have discovered too :)) x

    • ItsSam

      398d

      I take a me day! Dress up cute, go buy that thing I wanted, eat out, and come home to a nice bath and skin care afterwards even if it’s just lotion!

      • Bre19

        381d

        @ItsSam I might have to try that

    • M1N1tiger

      399d

      A big part of my self care involves food. I make sure I always have a couple of my favorite comfort foods/drinks for when I need them, and I try to eat gluten free as much as I can so I don't feel sick. Meal planning/prep also helps me a lot. I can put in more effort to make a nice meal that follows my diet on a day I'm feeling good, so then I have leftovers in the fridge or freezer for my less-good days

      • Bre19

        347d

        @M1N1tiger great idea

    • Denotchka

      399d

      Green tea ginger/lemon tea combo, dark chocolate blueberries, raspberries, strawberries popcorn and yogurt.

      • Bre19

        364d

        @Denotchka sounds so good

    • HanStruggles

      399d

      Being in nature alone or ocean swims

      • Joselito

        346d

        @HanStruggles try swimming in La Jolla cove in San Diego California

      • Bre19

        383d

        @HanStruggles that sounds lovely

    • FriendLikeMe

      399d

      Jacuzzi with tons of epsom salts. Aromatherapy using my diffuser & EO’s. Massage with coconut oil & EO’s targeted for pain relief. Wrap up in my heated blanket & watch a movie. 🙏

    • RedandBlackFan

      399d

      Naps and medication

      • Bre19

        381d

        @RedandBlackFan yesssss

    • kariTee

      400d

      Coffee in the morning 💕

    • SecondChance

      400d

      Self love 😘

    • DrakellaEuphrates

      400d

      Long relaxing showers, coloring my hair, make up

    • Smileys

      400d

      I love using my portable sauna. It's one thing that really uplifts my mood and has amazing benefits. I also like doing jigsaw puzzles to try to relax.

      • Bre19

        364d

        @Smileys sounds lovely

    • JXARabbit

      401d

      Going for a walk and taking pictures or taking a bath with a favorite soundtrack or meditation are a couple go-tos.

      • Myrllyn

        347d

        @JXARabbit WOW, what a great idea, going on a walk and talking pictures. That will be one of my go-tos from now on.

      • Bre19

        364d

        @JXARabbit nice

    • Ash.G

      401d

      Listening to music and going near water.

      • Bre19

        385d

        @Ash.G it is very relaxing to be by water

    • hoofedcracker

      401d

      Sudoku puzzles

      • Quillathe

        392d

        @hoofedcracker yes!! I got book of them from my friends mom and it was the only thing that kept me sane when I was dealing with someone really toxic in my life

    • grom

      401d

      Hot bubble bath, hot tea, reading a book

      • Bre19

        385d

        @grom that sounds so relaxing

    • Bre19

      401d

      Baths!

    • Red914

      402d

      A warm bath, a good book, and a cup of tea. Every Saturday morning. It's my time to unwind and decompress. I shave and exfoliate then too, so I come out feeling refreshed inside and out.

      • Bre19

        350d

        @Red914 sounds so nice

    • phaed

      402d

      long fucking showers

    • faerywyrm

      403d

      I pick one day when I really need it. Then I make my favorite foods the night before. I cuddle up all day with my service dog and a really good book. I have my favorite foods to snack on. I watch my favorite TV shows. I just lie around enjoying doing nothing productive.

      • Bre19

        385d

        @faerywyrm that is amazing

    • Papushi

      403d

      I do a 20 min Calisthenic workout every day before breakfast

    • Bigdaddyc9

      404d

      Copious amount of cannabis

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      • Myrllyn

        347d

        @Bigdaddyc9 DITTO!!!!!

      • LeleVanVan

        395d

        @Bigdaddyc9 same lmfao

      • JXARabbit

        401d

        @Bigdaddyc9 yesssssss same here, I forgot to list but it’s most important to me too!

    • hydroepilepic21

      406d

      Procrastination every once in a while, hallmark channel, and a shower with music on.

      • Bre19

        385d

        @hydroepilepic21 same

    • Beckle

      406d

      Aromatherapy, a low lit room, and a horror movie. I have no idea why it makes me feel better.

      • Myrllyn

        347d

        @Beckle , not sure about the aromatherapy, but I'm liking the low lit room and horror movies.

      • Bre19

        385d

        @Beckle sounds so nice

      • adees

        395d

        @Beckle wow ide be a wreck in the corner of the room lol

      • Denotchka

        399d

        @Beckle That’s unique.

    • Kittypop

      406d

      Consistent skincare 💁🏻‍♀️ other routines I never skip that keep me feeling my best: making my blue matcha every morning (reduces stress, cortisol levels, and inflammation), taking my vitamins/supplements & Rxs 👌 singing in the shower 🙋🏻‍♀️ writing in my planner before bed every night, using my scalp roller w/ oils/serums for my alopecia areata

      • A424

        399d

        @Kittypop what matcha do you drink?

        • Kittypop

          398d

          @A424 it's a blend called Blue Me Away from Apothekary. It has blue matcha (which doesn't have caffeine) & pea protein & I can't remember the other few ingredients off the top of my head haha but I add almond milk & a splash of vanilla non-dairy creamer & it tastes like cookie dough 😋 so yummy + it can help reduce stress levels (cortisol) & reduces inflammation! If you try it, I hope you like it!

        • Denotchka

          399d

          @A424 It’s type of tea. I’m considering trying some myself.

    • funey

      406d

      Um. Make a hot tea, get a hot water bottle and blanket and watch a movie, clean up. Idk its hard.

      • Bre19

        387d

        @funey hot tea is amazing

    • Liamm

      407d

      I usually try to rest my head since when the head is tired then the body will be also

    • MangoNari

      407d

      I force myself to relax at least one day a week. Usually start by taking a longer shower than normal, doing some skincare, wearing a sheet mask, then make myself a healthy snack and bundle up on the couch and indulge in my favorite show or Minecraft videos on YouTube. (⁠✿⁠^⁠‿⁠^⁠)

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      • Bre19

        387d

        @MangoNari that is amazing

      • Denotchka

        399d

        @MangoNari sounds like fun.

    • Suggarbear

      407d

      I do Bibletime and Simontime every day and night we pray for many things.

    • depresso

      407d

      I pray a lot.

      • Denotchka

        399d

        @depresso welcome to the club.

    • billl

      407d

      I like to compare myself to others and engage in a sort of military discipline. If not create an aid to remind and be checked off all of the to-dos during the day preparation hour,`s

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