100 Self Care Tips

Updated: May 7

1. Go for a Walk

2. Take a Day off

3. Take a Deep Breath (4 square breathing) Inhale for 4,hold for count of 4, Exhale for 4, hold for 4) and Repeat until nice and refreshed!

4. Sit outside and get some sunshine (vitamin D)

5. Meet with a friend for coffee/tea, or a healthy smoothie

6. Call a friend

7. Take a new fun class (art, music, cake making, interior design)

8. Take an Epsom Salt Bath or Bubble bath

9. Read a Good Book

10. Ride a bike, outside

11. Create a at home Spa Day (facial, mask, mani/pedi)

12.Practice Legs up the Wall- great for rest/relax, lymph drainage, circulation (5 to 10 minutes)

13. Dry brushing- Great for self-lymphatic massage

14. Buy new jammies and go to bed early

15. Visit a State or Local Park

16. Listen to motivating Podcast or a motivating speaker

17. Listen to your favorite music- Music therapy

18. Aroma Therapy with essential oils ( I love lavender, peppermint, and Frankincense)

19. Yoga ( Hatha Yoga, Yin Yoga, chair yoga)

20. Meditation ( Free app- one of my favorites- The Insight Timer)

21. Attend a Sound Bowl Healing session

22. Take a dance class- Learn a new dance or how to dance

23. Go for a Hike

24. Visit a body of water- Lake, River, Beach, Pool

25. Go for a swim

26. Look at old pictures

27. Scrapbook

28. Visit a Museum

29. Get a Massage

30. Buy yourself some flowers

31. Plant a Garden (this can be as small as an indoor herb garden or an outdoor flower garden)

32. Purchase a birdfeeder or hummingbird feeder

33. Birdwatching

34. Star Gaze

35. Find a beautiful spot to walk barefoot and connect to Earth Energy

36. Lay under a tree, relax and gaze at the clouds roll

37. Practice Mindfulness (in everything you do- self-care, eating, conversations with self and others)

38. Take and plan a day trip

39. Take a weekend trip

40. Go for a scenic drive

41. Spend the Day outside

42. Plan a camping trip

43. Eat fruits and vegetables

44. Take Vitamins

45. Drink a green smoothie ( I love a half avocado, spinach, almond milk, scoop vanilla protein, ice)

46. Make Avocado Toast (toast, avocado, angel tomatoes, feta, drizzle balsamic vinegar)

47. Eat a few Dates- ( I love medjool dates) delicious and nutritious! Powerhouse antioxidant!

48. Make your favorite meal

49. Make a soup

50. Try a new Restaurant- explore (something out of your ordinary)

51. Pick up your favorite restaurant food to bring home ( I always pick up sushi)

52. Light a candle for dinner (even if just for yourself)

53. Build a Fire- I love an outdoor fire pit or indoor fireplace

54. Make breakfast for dinner

55. Plan a Picnic

56. Make a pot of Tea to sit and enjoy

57. Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate (water, water, water)

58. Schedule an Internet vacation- time away from phone, computer, TV (even a few hours)

59. Go to church

60. Create a sacred space ( a plant, a candle, a picture, a salt lamp) to spend time in

61. Talk to God, Mother Mary, Guardian Angels ( in your sacred space or outside)