• Dr. Shuyun

5 Easiest & Most Effective at Home Self Care Tips

As the saying goes, "Self-help is the best help," this stay at home lockdown situation has made us understand its importance more than ever. Yes, my friend, I am talking about taking self-care of yourself so that you can stay on top of your shape. But, in a tough situation when people are trying to avoid visiting doctors as much as possible and when almost all fitness and entertainment clubs are closed for an indefinite time, staying on top of the shape becomes much harder than ever.

The job of self-care becomes even harder, especially when you don't know what to do precisely.

But, worry not, my friend, by the time you complete reading the post, you will understand what exactly you should do at home for your mental and physical well-being.

In this article, I will try to discuss some of the easiest and effective self-care techniques you can follow at home along with your family and of course in a nice and fun to read way.

Are you excited to learn more? Keep reading.

Why Should You Take Self Care of Yourself?

Yes, we all know self-care is good for us in numerous ways. But when someone asks how specifically self-care can improve our lives, then many of us tend to dwindle.

If you are one of them, well, from today, you will not. Before jumping straight to the steps that you can to follow for proper self-care, I suggest you go through the benefits of self-care as they will motivate you to take action in the future.

Below are some of the proven benefits of taking self-care:

· It will make you more productive.

From my personal experience, I can say work from home requires a lot of own discipline and distraction avoidance. If you can develop a habit of taking care of yourself, then it will help you to manage things better and boost your productivity.

· Proper care makes you less prone to disease.

I believe I don't have to illustrate the importance of a better immune system at this moment because the current hazardous situation explains everything itself.

If you follow the steps that I have discussed in the below parts, I believe you can develop a better immune system, and in the long run, you and your family will have to pay less visit to a physician.

· Self-care can boost your mental health.

We all know both the phrases that, 'Health is wealth,' and 'An idle mind is the devil's workshop.' Right?

Self-care activities will ensure you spend quality time for yourself and your family. These activities will create a sense of happiness in mind while alleviating depression and stress.

· It will help to increase Self-knowledge

When you give attention to yourself, you will have more time to think about yourself. Thinking of yourself will help you better understand your love and passion. While you do more research on things you love, you will find you gain knowledge that you didn't know in the past.

Self-care is one of the best ways to give yourself a quality treat. So, why late, my friend? Let's unveil some of the most effective and most natural steps of self-care at home for you and your family.

Some Actionable Ways to Take Self Care at Home

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A Quality at Home Massage

One of the best self-care you can take of yourself is giving you a quality massage. In a world where almost all spa and massage centers are closed due to COVID-19 risk, you can take a chance to improve your massage giving quality and teach the same to your partner, too, so that you can get a perfect massage.

Below are some of the benefits of an at-home massage that you really can't ignore.

· It is beneficial in making your nervous system calm and keeps you relaxed during stress.

· It helps to alleviate depression.

· By improving blood circulation, it ensures more supply of oxygen to your blood cells.

As you know, a low level of oxygen in the blood is one of the leading causes of death from coronavirus. Regular home massage can reduce the risk of this.

· It can prevent muscle spasm and cramps.

· For couples, it can be a perfect option to share love, care, and passion. Massage is considered one of the most effective ways to improve intimacy between the partners.

So, you must be wondering what the best ways to enjoy all the unearthly benefits of at-home massage are.

Here are some tips on at-home massage for the ultimate experience.

· Set a perfect environment for giving the massage.

· Choose an excellent massage oil.

If you ask me for a recommendation, I will recommend this one.

· The massage giver should not hurt himself/herself while giving the massage.

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