Favorite Winter Self Care Activity

There is something so soothing, relaxing and stress relieving in a long bath on a winter evening after a stressful day.

To be honest I wasn’t into baths before. Somehow it felt like torture to sit there and try to relax. I tried to listen to chill music, watch something I enjoy but my mind would constantly run and I couldn’t wait to get out of it and move to the next task. I started to get into the relaxing self care activity when I really got my mind off of everything and just started to be present in the moment. Reading a book is what really helped me get into that mode. And now it is a full ritual for me. I use epsom salt that I mix with a few drops of essential oils before I throw it into the water. Mixing the two together ensures the oils won’t just sit on top of the tub but will rather infuse the water .Depending on my mood I choose between lavender , peppermint and/or rosemary, when I need to calm my mind and relax my body. Citrusy like grapefruit, sweet orange and/or tangerine when I need more of uplifting energy. I light up a favorite candle and pour a glass of rosé! I also use oil diffuser to further add some aromatherapy touch.

I like to use the time to apply a face mask since the steam opens up the pores and makes it a great time for that . Lately I have been doing moisturizing masks just to combat my dry winter skin. And then I just enjoy this precious me time for about 30-35 minutes.

What is your favorite self care activity?

Here I want to leave some essential oil combinations that you can try either in your tub or in your diffuser.

  • Grapefruit essential oil
  • Lemon essential oil
  • Lavender essential oil
  • Pine needle
  • Grapefruit
  • Peppermint
  • Eucalyptus
  • Peppermint
  • Rosemary
  • Lavender
  • Lemon

Author: ivelinaangel

Nice to meet you, I’m Iva! A passionate healthy lifestyle girl . Here you can find easy and healthy meal ideas, you can learn how to shake up a great cocktail, how to do a salon like beauty treatments at home , how to be boujee on a budget and just live your best life ! I have a YouTube channel and I make videos every week. But I feel like with a blog I can share more! Thanks for visiting!!!

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