self-care during self quarantine

Balancing self-care amidst a global pandemic looks a lot different than traditional self-care activities you may be used to. Taking a much needed spa date may be what you’re accustomed to, but during a pandemic—that isn’t necessarily the best or safest option.

It can feel a bit overwhelming with the constant flooding of new information about everything that’s going on in the world. Taking a few extra moments to simply pause and gather your thoughts as a worldwide pandemic is taking place is so important and vital for your self-care.

How can you balance your self-care during this trying time? Taking care of yourself while remaining socially distant can be a little challenging, however, this gives you an opportunity to find new and innovative ways to balance your self-care and put yourself first! Below is a list of 15 safe self-care tips to implement amidst a global pandemic:

15 Safe Ways to Balance Self-Care Amidst a Global Pandemic

  • Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet + drink lots of water
  • Try to get between eight and nine hours of sleep each night
  • Exercise + stretch
  • Practice taking depth breaths
  • Read your favorite book
  • Listen to meditation music
  • Get in the car and go for a solo ride
  • Jog around your neighborhood
  • Pray
  • Write in your journal
  • Take a bubble bath
  • Listen to a motivating podcast
  • Watch an uplifting movie
  • Focus on the things you can control
  • Take breaks from the news + social media


Although there are several activities you can do to help you balance your self-care during this time, these 15 tasks are a great start and are extremely safe! Let us know in the comments below what you’ve been doing to help you balance your self-care!

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