25 Acts of Self-Care That Cost Literally Nothing
25 acts of self-care that cost literally nothing
Some of the best acts of self-care are priceless. You don’t need money to practice care. You don’t have to be bathing in a colorful bubble bath with aromatherapy candles burning, and a glass of wine in hand, to relax. You don’t have to have a a million crystals for each chakra in order to re-center and realign yourself. You don’t need to go on some lavish, exotic vacation to far off destination to give yourself a needed break.
You actually don’t need anything at all to practice self-care. All you need is yourself.
Self-care is all about feeling good and well-connected with your true, inner self. In order to spread positive energy into the world and help other people, you have to cultivate that compassion and love for yourself first.
Treat yourself with kindness and try out some of these acts of self-care that cost absolutely nothing:
Acknowledge everything you are grateful for
Move your body
Go for a walk outside in nature
Visit your favorite place in your city by yourself
Do something that you loved to do as a child
Dance like no one is watching
Learn a new skill
Have a conversation with a stranger
Close your eyes and just listen to music
Smile for a full minute, simply for being alive
Volunteer in your city
Send a letter of appreciation to you old teacher or professor
Buy yourself some beautiful flowers
Eat something healthy and delicious
Say “no” to something you don’t want to do
Watch the sunset
Stare at the moon for a few moments
Work on a passion project
Stretch your muscles
Get some sunlight
Connect with an old friend
Get some extra sleep
Do absolutely nothing. Just be.