20 Ways to Start Practicing Self-Care

July 09, 2021 2 min read

International Self Care Day is celebrated annually on July 24th.  We wanted to give everyone a head start and make you aware of how important it is to practice “self-care.” When life gets busy, it is easy to forget to take care of ourselves. Although you should never feel guilty about taking time for yourself; It is not selfish to prioritize your health. Why is it important? Self-care encourages you to maintain a healthy relationship with yourself so that you can transmit the good feeling to others.

Research has shown that practicing self-care can reduce or eliminate anxiety and depression, reduce stress, improve concentration, reduce anger, improve energy, and increase happiness. Even a tiny change impact your health in positive ways.

Maybe you are feeling exhausted, uninspired, or unwell? Practicing self-care isn’t always easy; most of us are always crazy busy, have stressful jobs, or have a family to care for. Here are some signs of feeling burnt out:

  1. Getting headaches frequently
  2. Having trouble sleeping
  3. Suffering from anxiety
  4. Irritable
  5. Unexplained exhaustion
  6. Feeling negative or overly critical

Here are some ideas on ways to get started, and don’t forget, you can do multiple of these in one day!

  1. Get enough sleep.
  2. Protect your skin from the sun.
  3. Go for a hike.
  4. Eat hydrating foods.
  5. Cut down on your screen time.
  6. Meditate.
  7. Stretch/Practice yoga.
  8. Journal your thoughts.
  9. Read or listen to a podcast.
  10. Do one thing that brings you peace.
  11. Surround yourself with loved ones.
  12. Garden.
  13. Learn to say no.
  14. Use scented candles or diffuse essential oils.
  15. Take a bubble bath,
  16. Have lunch in a park.
  17. Spend one on one time with your pet.
  18. Exercise daily.
  19. Pay it forward.
  20. Be happy.

Need something included in your daily regimen for better sleep and to reduce pain and stiffness? We have just the thing you can add for some self-care! Our Therapeutic Bed Set is infused with far-infrared emitting minerals. The fabric emits far-infrared rays keeping muscles, joints, tendons, and ligaments supple and relaxed. The bed set helps harmonize bodily functions safely and naturally stimulate recovery time, promoting blood circulation, increasing oxygen flow, and ultimately reducing pain and stiffness. It can be used by itself or underneath a fitted sheet for best results.

Incorporating wellness into your daily routine is an excellent way to feel better daily and promote overall health. What better time to start than now!



Also in Blog

Pain Management: Relieving Pain Therapeutically
Pain Management: Relieving Pain Therapeutically

October 14, 2021 3 min read

Pain changes your perspective on the world. Whether chronic or temporary; stabbing, burning, radiating and dull pain that can make you more hesitant to move outside your bubble of security. You can become withdrawn, your body stuck in survival mode.
The Language of the Horse
The Language of the Horse

October 07, 2021 2 min read

The relationship between horses and people is often one of leader and follower. People set the boundaries, and care for the horse in nearly every aspect of its’ life. Because of this, it’s easy to horse owners to think of communication as a one-way street. 
Living Holistically: Improving Mental and Physical Health
Living Holistically: Improving Mental and Physical Health

September 30, 2021 3 min read

When presented with the idea of living holistically, newcomers may balk at the ambiguity of the topic. With its seemingly limitless applications, holistic living can be as big or as small as you want it to be.