Loving Yourself: Self-Care Tips
Valentine’s Day is a special occasion that is often associated with themes like love, romance, and spending time together with your loved ones. However, it’s also the perfect opportunity to practice self-care. While it is important to show love to others, it’s equally important to show that same love and care to yourself!
Self-care is not selfish, it’s essential and important for us. When we practice self-care, we feel better about ourselves and have more energy to give to those around us. Get comfy as we discuss more about our favorite self-care tips.
Regular physical activity is one of the best ways to take care of both your physical and mental health. When you exercise, your body releases endorphins! Endorphins are natural mood boosters, which help make you feel more energetic and happier! Endorphins also help reduce stress and anxiety.
By getting even just 15 or 30 minutes worth of physical activity, whether it's yoga, a walk, or going to the gym, your body and mind will seriously be thanking you!
We know how fun it is to stay up late into the night, binge-watching the latest shows or catching up on internet drama, but prioritizing your sleep is so important! Sleep deprivation leads us to feel more stressed, and can often ramp up our emotions and reactions to situations!
By prioritizing and trying to get the necessary 7-8 hours of sleep, your body will have the necessary energy it needs to fight off any infections or illnesses. You will also begin feeling a lot more focused and calm because your body has stored up the energy it needs for the day!
Skincare is one of the easiest and most important things when it comes to self-care! Practicing a daily skincare routine allows you to begin and end your day feeling loved, beautiful, and relaxed!
A skincare routine can be as simple as cleansing your face and applying a sheet mask and topping it off with a moisturizer and sunscreen!
We know that we all lead busy lives, juggling work, family, and social responsibilities, so it’s easy to neglect our own needs in the process. Self care is something that we need to normalize in our everyday lives, so just take a little time out of your day to truly show yourself some love~!
FaceTory Team <3