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6 acts of self-care to add to your routine

Words by Ellie McKenna

Incorporating acts of self-care into your routine can greatly improve your overall well-being. Come with us as we show you 6 acts of self-care that you can add to your routine to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

1. Regular Exercise

  1. Engage in physical activity that you enjoy, whether it’s jogging, yoga, dancing, or swimming. Exercise not only improves your physical health but also boosts your mood and reduces anxiety. Why not join us at Orange Theory? Located at Whidmore Road bus stop, Orange Theory is a popular and innovative exercise program that combines cardiovascular, strength training, and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) into a dynamic and efficient workout. Click here to read more and sign up for your FREE class!

2. Quality Sleep

  1. Prioritize getting enough restful sleep. Create a relaxing bedtime routine, keep your sleep environment comfortable, and aim for 7-9 hours of sleep each night. Elevate your sleep with these top picks below!
Top picks
The White Company
Jersey Stitch Detail Classic Pyjama Set
The Body Shop
Sleep Calming Pillow Mist
Marks & Spencer
Egyptian Cotton 230 Thread Count Duvet Cover
Oliver Bonas
Essential Oil Electric Aroma Diffuser
Holland & Barrett
Starpowa Snooze Vitamin

3. Healthy Eating

  1. Nourish your body with a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains. Avoid excessive sugar and processed foods, as they can negatively impact your energy levels and mood. See below for our top picks to nourish your body!

4. Digital Detox

  1. Set aside dedicated time to disconnect from screens and technology. Spend time outdoors, read a book, or engage in face-to-face conversations with loved ones. See below for our top pics for reading all found in Waterstones.
Top picks
The Whalebone Theatre By Joanna Quinn
Masters of Death By Olivie Blake
Wait for Me By Santa Montefiore
Those People Next Door Kia Abdullah
The Skeleton Key By Erin Kelly

5. Be with nature

Getting outside, breathing in the fresh air and appreciating nature can do wonders for the mind. If you find yourself wanting to be with nature, click below to read our article featuring our top nature spots in and around Bromley!

6. Pamper time

Taking time to pamper yourself, whether this be taking a bath or doing a face mask, allows you to unwind and relax, reducing stress levels and promoting a sense of calm.

Top pick
The White Company
Unisex Cotton Classic Robe
The Body Shop
British Rose Fresh Plumping Mask
THE RITUAL OF KARMA Soothing Collection
Marks & Spencer
NEOM real luxury candle
The White Company
Organic Cotton Hair Wrap
Artichoke Massage Cream
Garnier Moisture Bomb Sakura Hydrating Sheet Mask

Remember, self-care is not a one-size-fits-all concept. It’s important to personalize your routine based on your preferences and needs. Start with a few of these suggestions and gradually build a routine that works best for you.

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