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35 Acts of Self-Care You Should Try

35 Acts of Self-Care You Should Try

Over 173 Black people were killed by the police, Donald Trump was elected president, and Prince & my dog Gabby died. Basically, 2016 sucked. In times like these, self-care is no longer a suggestion but a requirement. Take time out of your busy schedule to implement these simple yet effective acts of self-care.

1. Take a solo vacation
2. Buy yourself flowers
3. Forgive yourself
4. Read a self-help or empowerment book
5. Clean out your closet and donate to charity
6. Take a yoga class
7. Unfollow people who don’t add value to your life
8. Go to a comedy show
9. Take a painting class
10. Say no
11. Redecorate your home
12. Visit a museum
13. Get a massage
14. Take a social media break
15. Schedule nothing
16. Take yourself to breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner
17. Make a vision board
18. Get a manicure or pedicure
19. Take a “sick day”
20. Learn a new language
21. Volunteer
22. Meditate
23. Take a long bath
24. Tour your city
25. Turn off your phone
26. Compliment yourself
27. Delete your inbox
28. Take a nap
29. Stop explaining yourself
30. Disengage from toxic conversations on and offline
31. Take yourself to a movie
32. Workout
33. Sit in a park
34. Try a new recipe
35. Take a staycation

Genese Jamilah Genese Jamilah is the I DON'T DO CLUBS Founder and New York City Influencer. She is a graduate of Savannah State University. Genese Jamilah enjoys writing things down & making them happen, dinner & drinks with friends, and sharing inappropriate memes in her free time. Follow her @idontdoclubs on FacebookInstagramSnapChat, and Twitter.


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