40 Simple Ideas for Incorporating Self-Care into Your Life

In this article we are providing a list of 40 simple ideas for incorporating self-care into your life.

Incorporating Self-Care

In keeping up our top-40 series, we present 40 Ideas for Incorporating Self-Care into Your Life :

#1. Work with professionals, e.g., personal trainers, nutritionists or therapists who support Health at Every Size

#2. Plan a comedy night, with the internet or at a club

#3. Drink your coffee with your whole attention

Drinking Coffee
Drinking Coffee

#4. Say 3 affirmations before you walk into a tough meeting

#5. Create a grab bag of healthy snacks for your car

#6. Experiment with eating 3 foods in different ways: Cut the hamburger in quarters, eat the ice cream sitting on the fit ball, put the spoon down between bites

#7. Go to bed earlier

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#8. Put your feet in a bath of Epsom salt as you watch your favorite TV show

#9. Reconnect with an old friend

#10. Engage an old passion, like painting, playing piano or dancing

#11. Find ways to incorporate fish into your diet more often

#12. Hire a housekeeper

#13. Walk during your lunch

#14. Eat predictably and regularly


#15. Practice deep breathing

#16. Take a long, hot bath or shower before bed

Skipping A Shower

#17. Go somewhere beautiful outdoors, sit in the sunshine and get your Vitamin D

#18. Listen to soothing music instead of having the TV on

#19. Pet or walk an animal (good for you and them)

#20. Practice gentle stretching to release tight muscles