Looking after yourself is a vital part of staying physically and emotionally healthy. However, it’s not something that’s taught in school so many of us don’t know where to start when it comes to self-care. If you’re in need of some self-care guidance have a look at the resources we’ve gathered together.
Download this poster identifying sleep hygiene practises to undertake for a good nights sleep.
Make a bucket list
So many people focus on the present, but why not take some time and focus on what you want to do in the future and make a bucket list.
Listen to your favourite music
Sometimes it’s nice to simply put on your favourite playlist and get list in the music
The Guardians Self-Care app
Download this app for free, and progress through the game by rewarding yourself by spending some effort on yourself.
Organise your room
We all have a messy room, but you know clutter actually may stop us from sleeping as well as we could be, and this is because the brain sees it as unfinished work, tasks that need to be completed.
Give yourself a soothing hug
Physical contact is important and also can ground you when you are feeling stressed or anxious.
Homemade face masks
No need to go out to buy your face masks, you can make your own health face mask at home.
Spending all our time attached to a screen is not great for our wellbeing. This app helps you remove these distractions in life by gaining points you can use to spend on things in the real world!
If you aren’t lucky enough to live with a masseuse, then check out this video that gives you tips on self administered massages.