Do you have a self-care routine? Is it something you’ve been thinking of adding to your regular routine? No matter how busy you are, I’m certain you could use a little more self-care. But it’s not always easy to figure out when to insert it into our busy lives. It seems like another thing to add to the do to list when it should be something you do to take care of yourself. It should be easy and rewarding and help you keep up with all of your daily activities. Here are 5 things you can add to your busy week that will help you slow down a little, relax, relieve stress, and that won’t take up too much of your time:
Moisturizing Face Masks
Face masks are so much fun! They come in all kinds of varieties from cleansing masks, to nourishing and moisturizing. You can try a new on every time if you want. They are easy to use and only take about ten minutes. Not only that, but they’re good for your skin. What could be better than something quick, refreshing, and good for you? Check out the different varieties, buy a couple that you want to try and enjoy!
Foot baths are underrated. If you’re someone who’s on your feet a lot or just someone who has trouble relaxing, getting yourself a nice foot bath will change your life. Soaking your feet for even just a few minutes will make you feel good all over. It’s hard not to relax when you’ve got your feet in a warm and soothing bath. You can even surf the web, watch tv, or pick up that book you’ve been meaning to read while soaking!
Speaking of baths, if you have the time for a full soak, do it! If you’re not sure, make your bath a little more enticing with bath bombs! These fun bath accessories can make your bath an exciting, bubbly, and colourful experience. They also smell great! You’ll easily be able to find one you love and make bath time the best part of your self-care routine.
Aromatherapy has become a popular form of self-care. Depending on what scent you want to diffuse, aromatherapy can help you feel relaxed, empowered, refreshed, calm, or even help you get a better night’s sleep. They come in all shapes, sizes, and colours. There are all kinds of diffusers that can easily fit into your home’s decor. It’s easy to find scents to diffuse. You can have a diffuser on while you go about your regular activities. Once you’ve chosen your diffuser, all you have to do is pick your scent and add water!
This one will take a little bit more of your time but it’s worth it. Setting aside a couple of minutes in the morning to jot down your thoughts while you have your coffee, or a few minutes before bed to let go of some of the things that happened throughout the day. No matter how you choose to use your journal, you’ll notice you feel a bit lighter every time. Pick out a journal that inspires you, get yourself a fun colourful pen, and start writing. You’ll also have something to look back one if ever you want to reminisce or remind yourself how far you’ve come in life.
The term self-care has become more and more important in today’s language. You probably see or hear it a lot. Why not give it a try? Test one of the tips above and start treating yourself regularly. You’ll see how much better you feel in no time.