With the recent news about going back into a stay at home order, it is so important to prioritize your mental health and practice self care. Doing at least one thing to make you happy can make a huge difference in how you feel overall. Here are 6 ways that you can practice self care:
1. Spend time around nature
Whether it's going for a walk around your neighbourhood or going for a long hike, spending time around nature is great for clearing your head and getting some exercise.
2. Eat a healthy breakfast
Eating a good and healthy breakfast can kickstart your day in a positive and energizing way. Eating a healthy breakfast will help you to not feel as drained throughout the day. Here is a link to over 50 healthy breakfast ideas!
3. Surround yourself with people you love
Whether you are connected in person or virtually, talking and spending time with the people you love can make a huge difference in the way that you feel.
4. Relax with your favourite book or TV show
With busy schedules, it can be difficult to unwind and relax. Whether you love to read or have a TV show that you're invested in, it can be a great way to take your mind off of your busy schedule.
5. Treat yourself
Order your favourite meal or drink, spend some extra time getting ready in the morning, or take a nice bath. Any little thing that you consider "treating yourself" can make a huge difference in your day.
6. Do something that you enjoy
Do something that you enjoy that you don't get to do very often. Maybe it's a hobby that you don't have time for, going out for a long drive, or online shopping, it can help clear your mind and help you relax.