“I hope I can be the autumn leaf, who looked at the sky and lived. And when it was time to leave, gracefully it knew life was a gift.” – DodinskyTweet
Fresh and chilly air, colder weather, and shorter days, the aroma of pumpkin spice, fall is finally here. As the leaves start falling, fall has a lot to love and offer.
As we rush towards the end of the year, Autumn is the perfect time for reflection, gratitude, and an invitation to turn inward.
The changing season is a favorable circumstance to infuse self-care habits, to reset and keep our spirit up, and to replenish and keep your balance.
Seasonal self-care, why not! Seasonal self-care activities can support the needed array that will help you tap more into your different feelings, energies, and interests.
Stress is a natural part of life, but we can always reduce what’s been building up by caring for ourselves, mind, body, and soul.
Read here to find out why practicing self-care is crucial
Here are your 11 amazing self-care rituals this Fall:
1. Treat yourself with new clothes.
Sweater weather is here! Treat yourself with some Fall staples to keep you warm and cozy all season long.
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2. Get a new pair of shoes.
Indulge in a good pair of boots or sneakers this Autumn. I know, you can’t run out of reasons to buy shoes! It’s a women’s guilty pleasure.Get a sustainable maks! Get 15% off first-time customers with DAWN15
3. Go for a walk or hike.
This season’s crisp air is a perfect time to chase the fall foliage and jump in the pile of leaves. Get your fill of connection this stunning Autumn season.
4. Re-read your favorite book or read a fall-inspired book.
Get yourself comfortable and cozy-up with some tea or coffee and spoil yourself with a great book while keeping your brain healthy.
5. Write a happy list.
In your journal, keep a space for your happy list. It is a great source to keep you in check with what brings you joy.
6. Make a meal out of the Autumn harvest.
Autumn is the perfect time to get more veggies into your diet. Make some comfort food like slow-cooked stew or soup because it is hearty and healthy.
7. Go stargazing.
Step outside and gaze at the stars. It helps clear your thoughts and fosters inspiration and imagination while keeping a deep bonding with yourself.
8. Take a weekend trip or go for a drive.
Fall always seems to be the perfect time to hop on a spontaneous trip or drive. The road helps you grasp the unexpected, improve your outlook, revives your faith in the world, and a reboot to give your mind, body, and soul a much-needed break.
9. Binge-watch some good old movies.
Stay indoors and cozy up with some good old movies like: When Harry met Sally or Sleepy Hollow
10. Do some online window shopping.
With the holidays coming up, it is the perfect time to search for some Christmas gift ideas for your friends and family.
Express your creativity through baking. Whip up some old fashioned apple pie or pumpkin pie. Yum! Some cooks or bakes to express their love for others.
The key to personal growth is self-care done right. Don’t let anybody talk you down as being selfish or self-indulgent because regaining balance back into your life matters.
Always build a good habit by starting small, don’t overwhelm yourself by doing them all because every little thing you do for yourself matters.