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#1 PhrogLover

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Posted 12 November 2020 - 04:25 PM

I thought it would be nice if we made a thread with all of our best self care tips.it can be as silly and trivial as you like! Self care is really important and I feel it’s extra beneficial for us ed peeps, and those who struggle with physical self care, you all deserve to feel good, even if it only last a short while.
I’ll start with mine:
-I burn insense constantly because it’s a major mood booster for me
-put on your favorite playlist and tidy your room! It can be really daunting trying to do it all at once so maybe allocate a few minutes each day to begin to organise what you own, you might find something you never knew existed!
-lavender essential oil on ur temples and wrists can really make you relax and calm muscle aches- remember to dilute with a carrier oil or moisturiser
-wear something soft and fluffy, something you feel good in and feels good against your skin and take time to yourself
-try and find time for meditation, even if it’s 5 minutes, it’s better than nothing and it can really help clear your head for the day, you don’t have to do it sat cross legged on the floor, find a space you feel comfortable, lie down and let your thoughts wash over you, recognise them as thoughts and not truths
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Posted 13 November 2020 - 12:47 PM

- drinking warm tea... something so simple can make me feel so much better! 

- micellar water, literally the best thing ever

- walking while listening to music  :wub:


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#3 RaeMarie721

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Posted 13 November 2020 - 09:37 PM

My self care is literally making myself shower more than once a week.

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Posted 14 November 2020 - 05:10 PM

Taking a shower with good-smelling peeling scrub from Mary Kay (its the best) and it actually makes me feel that my body are thinner



#5 saint_anything

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Posted 16 November 2020 - 07:02 AM

My self care routine might be a bit much but it honestly makes me feel so much better no matter how depressed/starving I am.

- open all my windows in my room

- I dust everything in my room/tidy things away

-wash my sheets on a hot wash with fabric softener

- hoover really well

-make my bed and turn the electric blanket on

-light candles/ turn on fairy lights and salt lamp

- get my PJs out and towels

- run a bath with salts and relaxing bubble bath.

- have a bath with face mask, hot tea and a hair mask

- once done I usually spend time on my skincare and moisturise

Then I'm done. Sorry for writing it out It just relaxes me so much even writing it out is like a form of self care. Like I'm planning my day. My phone notes is 90% lists exactly like this 😂
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#6 PhrogLover

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Posted 16 November 2020 - 12:48 PM

My self care routine might be a bit much but it honestly makes me feel so much better no matter how depressed/starving I am.
That’s such a great routine!! I lovr having routinesnepsecial when it helps to structure my day which helps a lot when im struggling lmao, and it can be a good distraction!

- open all my windows in my room

- I dust everything in my room/tidy things away

-wash my sheets on a hot wash with fabric softener

- hoover really well

-make my bed and turn the electric blanket on

-light candles/ turn on fairy lights and salt lamp

- get my PJs out and towels

- run a bath with salts and relaxing bubble bath.

- have a bath with face mask, hot tea and a hair mask

- once done I usually spend time on my skincare and moisturise

Then I'm done. Sorry for writing it out It just relaxes me so much even writing it out is like a form of self care. Like I'm planning my day. My phone notes is 90% lists exactly like this 😂


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#7 whiskerz

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Posted 27 November 2020 - 10:18 PM

Buy some REALLY nice fluffy bath towels for after showers. It feels so nice it will change your life I promise.

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Posted 03 December 2020 - 06:26 AM

-diffusers with scents. i just bought some new christmas themed scents which i am excited to use :)

-skin care

-taking a shower and being naked just in my bathrobe, lying in bed. feels so nice lol.


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Posted 03 December 2020 - 10:25 AM

Mediation, it really helped me decrease muscle pain!

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