Self-care, as we've discussed in recent weeks, is totally crucial when it comes to developing a wellness routine. Whether you're looking to start taking care of yourself, or you're practicing regularly, mixing it up from time to time can be nice. Not only does this allow you to try new things, but it helps you prevent your self-care routine from becoming boring or mundane. Obviously, that is the opposite of the effect we're going for! A self-care routine should be rejuvenating, relaxing, or inspiring. If you're feeling this practice becoming a chore, that's a great sign that you need to switch something things up!
If you're looking for new ideas, I've got your back! Below you'll find a list of activities that you can incorporate into your routine. Try keeping it fresh and doing one of these activities a day, or incorporate a couple into a daily routine.
Read a book
Work in the garden
Eat healthy, whole foods
Get enough sleep
Avoid drugs and alcohol
Go for regular check ups
Practice good hygiene
Go out with friends
Do something you enjoy every day
Take a bath with candles and essential oils
Get a massage or foot reflexology
Take a yoga class
Make yourself a meal you love
Say "No" to something that overwhelms you
Journal or write
Take yourself out for coffee
Unplug and spend some time away from your devices
Spend time outside
Take a class by yourself
Go on a walk in the sunshine
Make an effort to add some of these to your daily routine and you will see an improvement in your mental and emotional health in no time! Each of the activities can help to promote wellness and balance in your life, helping you to be happier and more relaxed. If you do give these a try, take a photo and make sure to tag #IBLtribe when you share it for a chance to be featured on our social feed!