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14. Drink green tea
Drinking three cups of green tea a day will detox you and also help you keep fit.
15. Get a massage, manicure or pedicure
This will reduce stress and give you much-needed rest.
16. Buy yourself flowers
You deserve them! Getting yourself flowers will affirm your self-love.
Your emotional well-being is as important as your physical health.
Some self-care ideas for your mental health;
17. Cuddle a pet!
Studies have shown that spending time with your dog reduces stress! This applies to other pets as well.
If you don’t have a pet, then you can go to a pet shop or a friend who has fluffy friends waiting for you.
Meditation is a powerful stress buster. It also increases your power of concentration. There are several kinds of meditation and you can find many videos and apps to teach you how to meditate.
19. Write down three things you are grateful for
Writing down what you are grateful for can help you appreciate life better and count your blessings. You’ll appreciate and notice things that give you joy when you write down things you’re feeling grateful for.
20. Get into a hobby
Hobbies are great for our emotional health.
They help you get a sense of control in life because your hobby is yours alone, you’ll not have any boss fussing over you while you do it! Photography is a good hobby you can pursue.
Art is another wonderful hobby. If you like drawing or painting, then an art journal is the best thing that you can make. These will help you keep track of your thoughts and ideas in a beautiful, creative and unique way.
21. Use technology to your benefit
There are several apps you can use in order to get started on your mental as well as physical self-care routine.
22. Light a scented candle
You can find many kinds of scented candles online or in stores. Choose a scent which reminds you of good memories and light them when you are feeling down.
23. Do some star gazing
Looking at a clear night sky is therapeutic for your mind and will fill you with wonder.
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Meeting Social Needs
24. Chat with a friend
Human beings are social beings. Have a heart to heart with your friend as that will give you a sense of fulfilment, belonging and joy only friendship can bring.
24. Go out with friends
You need some company to keep yourself happy, whether it’s to a trendy party or a quiet meal for two at a cafe, going out from time to time is great self-care that you can do.
Don’t neglect any part of your self-care routine! It’s far too important. For the sake of your mental health, your family life, your job and the people who are important to you, take a break.
Mitravinda is a Nutritionist at DietChart with a doctoral degree in Food Science and Nutrition. She is a teacher, researcher and author. Her passion for the subject prompted her to start writing blogs on various nutrition-related topics such as Health Benefits Of Green Tea , Diet chart for weight loss, etc. Through her blogs, she wishes to help people gain a deeper understanding of the relationship between food, nutrition, lifestyle and health.