While we are self-isolating, here are 41 ideas for self-care during social distancing.
It must be weird staying indoors every day, especially if you work from 9 to 5.
But why not take advantage of this time to look after yourself more?
Before you start, let me stop you there.
“Self-care is not selfish.”
So let’s begin.
Ideas For Self-care You Should Try While Social Distancing
Keep your hands clean.
- Wash your hands regularly, and make sure your kids do too.
- Keep a hand sanitizer within reach to keep your hands clean whether in or out of the house.
- Exfoliate your hands. See lemon sugar hand scrub for softer hands.
- Plan your budget, and cut out unnecessary expenses. See 5 Easy Peasy Tricks To Actually Save Money!
- Put a pause on subscriptions you can do without for the time. See How To Stop Automated Payments From Wrecking Your Budget
- Make a meal plan.
- Treat yourself to new home-cooked healthy recipes.
- Eat kale… I Ate Kale Salad For Breakfast For 5 Days! This Is What Happened To Me
- Drink more water. See Simple Tricks To Drink More Water And Stay Hydrated
- Remember to eat more fruit too.
- Do your facials. See Charcoal Peel-off Mask – How To Use For Amazing Results.
- Go makeup-free and enjoy your plain face.
- Do your brows.
- Exfoliate your skin, and moisturize the sh*t out of it. See Whipped Aromatherapy Sugar Scrub With Essential Oils.
Hands & Feet Care
- Get a manicure at home.
- Let your little one polish your nails for you. Have fun with it, and tell us how it went.
- Soak your feet and get a pedicure. See Cinnamon Foot Scrub Recipe – For An At-Home Pedicure
- Skip wearing underwear, and let your area breathe. See 7 Feminine Hygiene Tips For A Better Down-There Care.
- Make your own homemade sugar wax for hair removal, and wax your underarms, legs, bikini area, whatever.
You may also enjoy Going Commando At Home – A Barely Simple guide.
- Wash your hair with water and shampoo.
- Deep condition your hair.
- Skip the dry shampoo for now. You will need it when you resume your busy schedule.
- Check YouTube for new ways to style your hair.
Health & Fitness
- Get some workout in. e.g., yoga, pilates, you choose.
- If you have a workout partner, you both can face-time during your at-home workout.
- Get more sleep. See 6 Simple Nighttime Routine For Better Sleep.
- Binge-watch your favorite shows.
- Read a book: a novel, an educational book, etc.
- Cuddle with your pet. They must be happy to see you at home all day.
- Listen to music to either boost your mood or help you relax.
- If music makes you cry, cry love. It helps lift the weight. See Self-care Tips That Are Not Spa Time & Red Lipstick.
- Get playful and dance if you feel like it.
- Binge-read your favorite blogs. I hope I am one of your faves.
- Listen to podcasts. My favorite is the Real AF Podcast by Andy Frisella.
- Facetime with friends as your own way of catching up.
- Call your family and relatives.
- Listen to the news to get the latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic.
Clean your house
- Declutter your and your kids’ closet and other parts of your house that needs decluttering.
- Fold and put away washed laundry that’s been sitting on the couch for days. I have a huge pile waiting for me.
- Start your Spring cleaning. It’s about time, right?
- Hug and cuddle le beau.
- Let them know you love them.
Ideas For Self-care During Social Distancing
So that’s 41 ideas for self-care during social distancing and self-isolation.
I hope you find them helpful.
Stay safe and healthy with your loved ones.
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Thanks for reading.
Until next time.