Look, we get it. The labor of setting intentional self-care rituals for yourself is not as appealing as plopping down to watch HBO after a long day with a bag of tortilla chips. We all are busy with bills to pay, kids to feed, work to do, or homes to maintain. But, we all know that the benefits of investing in self care - even if you’re just doing the bare minimum - can help to improve your mental and physical health, not to mention your mood.
If you are looking for accessible ways to establish daily rituals to care for yourself, check out our tried and true practices that require minimum effort and yield maximum results.
- Drink water. Our founder likes to refer to daily hydration as the low-hanging fruit of overall health and wellness. The benefits of drinking 3 liters each day include everything from improving your skin health and appearance to improving kidney function. If you happen to live in an area where water quality isn’t great, consider trying a Berkey filter. These beautiful stainless steel filtration systems remove contaminants like arsenic and use EPA and state-certified labs to go above and beyond, removing 99.9999999% of pathogenic bacteria (log 9 reductions) and 99.999% of viruses. Being a water snob, I can confirm that that Berkey water tastes awesomely clean and pure.
- Read a book. Is there anything better than settling into a quiet, cozy spot with a book you can’t put down? Research shows that reading is immensely beneficial for helping to cope with stress and depression, slowing memory decline, and improving overall brain function. Not to mention, it’s the original Digital Detox. Books also make thoughtful gifts for your friends and family, and with the holidays around the corner, now is the perfect time to pick out some great reads for you and yours.
- Order a Self Care Sunday bundle. Want to hit the figurative snooze button on remembering to take some me-time? Sign up for our Self Care Sunday bundle, our most popular bestseller that contains a month’s worth of curated pursoma goodies. The contents rotate monthly so that you are exposed to a variety of products and don’t get bored. You can order it a la carte OR sign up for a monthly subscription that we will automatically send to you every month. As Ron Popeil said all those years ago: set it and forget it!