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fadedangelfadedangel Posts: 263 The Mix Regular
Self-care is important to maintain a healthy relationship with yourself - sometimes known as self-love - as it produces positive feelings and boosts your confidence and self-esteem. Also, self-care is necessary to remind yourself and others that you and your needs are important too. 

A few ideas from me to get you started: 
1. Find a new hobby or revisit an old one 
2. Read fiction for an hour 
3. Write a limerick or a haiku 
4. Buy a colouring book and crayons - adult colouring books are a really good therapy 
5. Read a magazine 
6. Make time for meditation in your day 
7. Do some art (drawing, painting or any other kind) 
8. Take a break from social media 
9. Call a friend or family member, just to say hi
10. Make yourself a fancy coffee drink 
11. Listen to songs that remind you of happier times 
12. Watch your favourite film or tv program 
13. Do some gardening
14. Do some baking - you can try something new or bake your old favourites 
15. Just let go, dance around your room or sing your heart out to some music 

“Put yourself at the top of your to-do list every single day and the rest will fall into place”

What do you do to self-care? 
« I have been through hell but the best is yet to come « 
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Shaunie

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  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 11,696 An Original Mixlorian
    I dunno if this counts. But I want to make a more of a concious effort to find a hobby. And let myself enjoy stuff and sometimes think self hate stops me from letting myself enjoy something. So will try self love and self care in that sense 
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    fadedangel
  • DancerDancer Posts: 4,839 The Mix Elder
    And have a nice meal. Treat yourself for once
    It's Christmas time. There's no need to be afraid. At Christmas time we let in light and we banish shade. And in our world of plenty we can spread a smile of joy. Throw your arms around the world at Christmas time.
    fadedangelJade09
  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 11,696 An Original Mixlorian
    Declutter

    Give self a compliment 

    Unfollow people that make you feel bad

    get away from phone for some time

    Be in nature

    mindfulness!

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    Jade09
  • tkdogtkdog Posts: 195 Trailblazer
    Draw
    Relax in nature
    Watch the clouds
    Enjoy reading a book
    Watch a useful video
    Practice a new skill

    Jade09
  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 11,696 An Original Mixlorian
    Has anyone got a Jade Face roller? 

    Apperently thats meant to be really theraputic and relaxing. And its suppose to thin your face, give good blood curcliation, make skin cleaner, anti aging, decreases puffyness and aapperently helps with dark circles under eyes. 

    I want one
    .
    Jade09
  • *BananaMonkey**BananaMonkey* Lyrical Poster Posts: 5,416 Part of The Furniture
    Shaunie said:
    Has anyone got a Jade Face roller? 

    Apperently thats meant to be really theraputic and relaxing. And its suppose to thin your face, give good blood curcliation, make skin cleaner, anti aging, decreases puffyness and aapperently helps with dark circles under eyes. 

    I want one
    These do sound cool :heart:
    " And everywhere I am, there you'll be, your love made me make it through, oh I owe so much to you "
    " So I say thank you for the music, the songs I'm singing, thanks for all the joy they're bringing, who can live without it, I ask in all honestly what would life be? Without a song or a dance, what are we? So I say thank you for the music, for giving it to me "
    '' It's a beautiful day and I can't stop myself from smiling "
    Shaunie
  • Jade09Jade09 EnglandPosts: 614 Moderator
    Lovely thread idea! 

    My favourite self care idea has to be a movie night, love putting on a good film with snacks and zoning out for a bit!

    Love all of the ideas mentioned above also  <3
  • mags98mags98 Posts: 287 Moderator
    Shaunie said:
    Has anyone got a Jade Face roller? 

    Apperently thats meant to be really theraputic and relaxing. And its suppose to thin your face, give good blood curcliation, make skin cleaner, anti aging, decreases puffyness and aapperently helps with dark circles under eyes. 

    I want one
    Hi @Shaunie

    I have one, I've only used it once so I'm yet to discover the full effects of it but I do find it rather therapeutic. Especially if I'm not feeling well it can be quite relaxing and therapeutic as it stays rather cool so feels quite soothing and it takes my mind off things when I'm rolling my face 
  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 11,696 An Original Mixlorian
    mags98 said:
    Shaunie said:
    Has anyone got a Jade Face roller? 

    Apperently thats meant to be really theraputic and relaxing. And its suppose to thin your face, give good blood curcliation, make skin cleaner, anti aging, decreases puffyness and aapperently helps with dark circles under eyes. 

    I want one
    Hi @Shaunie

    I have one, I've only used it once so I'm yet to discover the full effects of it but I do find it rather therapeutic. Especially if I'm not feeling well it can be quite relaxing and therapeutic as it stays rather cool so feels quite soothing and it takes my mind off things when I'm rolling my face 
    I have one now too!  I brought one for my sister for christmas but acidentaly brought two lol i swear i need to stop buying online cause just accodently but stuff. 

    But i actually love it. Dunno whether it does Anything to my skin yet cause only used few tjmes but use in the morning the smaller end for my eyes and because its so cold it makes me feel more awake. 
    .
  • boaboa Posts: 17 Settling in
    This is a great idea for a thread. The best self care activity for me is running. I always feel so much better for it. Yoga also really works for me.
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 3,543 Community Veteran
    Not sure where to put this, but can anyone suggest some good face masks? I want to get back to using them but never know what ones to go for! 💖
    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 11,696 An Original Mixlorian
    edited January 2020
    Not sure where to put this, but can anyone suggest some good face masks? I want to get back to using them but never know what ones to go for! 💖
    Animal ones just cause theyre fun. Ha but says somethint about pores. Ive got a leapard one on right now, matching with my sister. 
    opened the door to postman like it lol
    .
    BubblesGoesBoo
  • mags98mags98 Posts: 287 Moderator
    Not sure where to put this, but can anyone suggest some good face masks? I want to get back to using them but never know what ones to go for! 💖
    I love the Garnier moisture bomb masks. With face masks I think a lot of it is experimenting which work for you and depends on your skin needs
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 3,543 Community Veteran
    mags98 said:
    Not sure where to put this, but can anyone suggest some good face masks? I want to get back to using them but never know what ones to go for! 💖
    I love the Garnier moisture bomb masks. With face masks I think a lot of it is experimenting which work for you and depends on your skin needs
    I'll have to look into them, I used to love the moisture bomb creams 😊

    @Shaunie I need them in my life 😂😂
    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 3,543 Community Veteran
    Found glittery face masks at the pharmacy, my life is complete haha, cant wait to try it!
    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
  • BubblesGoesBooBubblesGoesBoo Sunny ScotlandPosts: 3,543 Community Veteran
    when you don't know what to do so close your eyes and point at the screen :lol: apparently im doing some art :)
    ' So I put a bullet where I shouda put a helmet, and I crash my car cause I wanna get carried away, that's why I'm standing on the overpass screaming at myself 'hey, I wanna get better''  
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