50 Self Care Ideas for When You’re Having a DAY!!

We all have days where we don’t feel our best. There are days where we will feel a range of negative emotions, for whatever reason. During these times, it’s important that we take care of ourselves by prioritizing self-care. The term self-care is thrown around a lot. But what exactly does it mean? Self-care is the intentional act of caring for ourselves, physically, mentally and emotionally. It comes in many different forms, but it encompasses anything that will help us to pause, relax and recharge, so that we can feel our best.

  1. Drink a cup of tea of coffee

  2. Journal about how you’re feeling

  3. Take some deep breaths

  4. Listen to your favorite music

  5. Go for a long walk in nature

  6. Cook or order in your favorite meal

  7. Read a book

  8. Light your favorite candle

  9. Do a digital detox

  10. Go to your favorite place

  11. Stretch

  12. Try a new face mask

  13. Read inspirational quotes

  14. Get some sleep

  15. Organize or rearrange your space

  16. Buy yourself flowers

  17. Exercise in a way that feels good for you

  18. Write down 5 things you’re grateful for

  19. Spend quality time with friends or family

  20. Turn on a diffuser with your favorite essential oils

  21. Watch the sunset

  22. Practice mindful meditation

  23. Take a bath or shower

  24. Watch your favorite show

  25. Turn your phone off for a bit

  26. Go for a drive (no destination required)

  27. Put on an outfit that makes you feel good

  28. Practice yoga

  29. Sleep with a weighted blanket