This blog post, 7 Holiday Self Care Moments to Indulge In, was originally published on 11/25/2018, and updated on 11/5/2020.
The holidays can be stressful. Your schedule filled with events with no time for self care. But this time of year, it is the most important time to make self care a priority. Check out the 7 Holiday Self Care Moments to Indulge In checklist.
Self care includes all the things you do to take care of yourself. The four key aspects of self care are emotional, physical, psychological, and spiritual health.
7 Holiday Self Care Moments to Indulge In
Holiday Self Care #1: Sleep
Sleep! Because whose body doesn’t need little extra help during the holidays. Sleep has a pretty amazing effect on how you feel. The best way to take care of yourself during the holidays is to get enough sleep. Sleep helps your body boosts energy, facilitates muscle recovery, promotes weight loss, and strengthens the immune system. Sleep will reset, recharge, and restores your body. So show yourself some love with a sleep better routine with essential oils such as lavender and Frankincense.
Holiday Self Care #2: Social Media Detox
One of the way I take care of myself is by indulging in a social media detox. It is important for my mental health and a great way to reconnect with my intuition. During the holidays, we spend too much time online and lose ourselves in other people’s holiday parties and travel plans. But I invited you to take a social media detox. How do you take a social media detox? Delete your Instagram for the weekend or a week. And no YouTube, TikTok, Facebook, or even podcasts. Give yourself permission to disconnect to recommend.
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Holiday Self Care #4: Do Something Creative
Creative activities will change your mood in a few minutes. The creative process will distract you from everyday anxiety. It can be drawing, painting, dancing or even playing with Magna-tiles. Yes, Magna-tiles. I found them to be so relaxing.
Holiday Self Care #5: CBD Morning Routine
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Holiday Self Care #6: Espresso Moments at Home
A cup of espresso is a great way to take a moment for yourself. Espresso moments during the holidays are essential to slow down and indulge in self care.
Holiday Self Care #7: Give to Others
Volunteering, donating your time and mentor are great acts of kindness as well as self care practices. You will find happiness in giving and it will do your spiritual and emotional health so much good.
Thanks for reading this self care checklist during the holidays.
Wishing you a fantastic holiday season.