Self-Care During Quarantine
We know life is crazy right now, and it’s easy to get caught up in the uncertainty and unease that is spreading faster than COVID-19. Not being able to follow your normal daily routine, being stuck inside, and not having any major social obligations on your calendar can be pretty unmotivating. I don’t know about you, but for me, working from home means waking up and changing out of my nighttime sweats and into my day sweats. That is the extent of how much time I have been taking to get ready every morning. I’m finding it much easier to binge eat all my quarantine snacks than to take care of myself and not let the negativity get to me.
If you’re like me and think it’s time to change this mindset, keep reading! We have some self-care tips and will also explain the reason NOW is more important than ever to focus on taking care of yourself.
I don’t think I have to convince anyone why self-care makes you feel good and also helps your overall daily mindset. But, if you’ve found yourself in an extended state of self-quarantine, there are some simple steps you can take to protect your mental health, in addition to your physical health. More than ever, self-care should be at the forefront of your mind. It’s important to take care of yourself and give yourself some extra attention in order to stay healthy, both physically and mentally. In just a few simple ways, you can work it into your time spent at home.
- Drink a glass of water first thing in the morning
- Take 5 minutes and just breathe
- Say a prayer of gratitude before your meals
- Give yourself a facial
- Take a bath
- Read a book
- Cook yourself a warm breakfast
- Paint your nails
- Listen to music
- Do an at-home workout
Now, of course, we can’t help you with all of these self-care tips/ ideas, but we can lend you a hand with the “give yourself a facial” tip!
First, let’s talk about stress and anxiety and what effects it has on your skin. Anxiety can cause extreme physical discomfort, which in turn can wreak havoc on our skin. Anxiety can have an impact on skin health. For those suffering from acne, eczema, hair pulling, hives, psoriasis, rosacea, and skin picking, anxiety can increase symptoms and cause uncomfortable flare-ups. When we no longer feel safe or in control, the skin can respond. Better anxiety management makes for better skin. It is also extra important to have a solid skincare routine suited best for your skin to get you through these uncertain times. Focusing some time on yourself can be a great way to lower stress and anxiety. Self-Care has never been more important than right now.
MintPear has put together a special ‘STAY HOME’ Self-Care Package including four of our best-selling selling items that will help get you through this Quarantine. We’re in this together. There’s no better time than right now to spend a little bit of time on yourself and take better care of your skin. You deserve some self-love. Remember the phrase: “You can’t fill from an empty cup”? It’s the truth. That’s why we have put together the perfect Self Care, Skincare set. Come out of this Quarantine with better looking, amazing, glowing, beautiful skin than when this all started.