Self-Care Activities That Won't Cost You A Penny

Self-Care Activities That Won't Cost You A Penny


Self-care is crucial to our health and wellbeing. Taking care of yourself with a few simple self-care rituals will help you recover from a bad day and is the perfect way to invest in yourself to live a better life. Self-care can be a drain on both your time as well as your money; but you can practise self-care and incorporate these habits into your daily life without spending a penny, here's how:


  • Write a gratitude list
  • Set a few short and long term goals
  • Practise meditation
  • Do a yoga routine
  • Go for a long walk or hike
  • Create a meal plan for the week
  • Take a Skillshare class
  • Borrow books from the library
  • Start a personal growth journal
  • Print a self-care checklist
  • Listen to educational podcasts
  • Watch empowering TED talks
  • Go 24-hours without the internet
  • Smile at strangers
  • Make plans with friends
  • Have a spa day at home
  • Visit a place that inspires you
  • Attend a free workshop
  • Create a budget
  • Commit to positive thinking for a whole day
  • Make your home smell good
  • Rearrange your space
  • Tend to your plants
  • Listen to an audiobook
  • Cook your favourite food
  • Make a feel good playlist
  • Turn your phone off
  • Do something creative
  • Encourage someone in their efforts
  • Volunteer for community work
  • Refresh your bed sheets
  • Focus on your emotions
  • Spend time with your pets
  • Brew your favourite tea
  • Practice self-awareness
  • Watch the sunset
  • Get an early night
  • Sleep in


Self-Care Activities That Won't Cost You A Penny


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Written by Sophie Davies

Sophie is a freelance writer and full-time jeweller. She has been writing about simple living and sustainability for over ten years; exploring simple living, sustainable style, and slow travel. She writes for a variety of brands and publications as well as her personal blog, A Considered Life.

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