The Self-Care Alphabet

The semester is well on its way and it is easy to already feel overwhelmed. It is also easy to spend most of your energy focusing on school work and forgetting to take care of yourself. Between all of your assignments, tests, and essays, make sure to take some time this semester to practice self-care. Don’t know where to start? Follow this a-to-z guide on self-care!


Alter your routine in small ways.

Take a break.

Create new memories.

Practice daily acts of kindness.

Clean out your e-mail and social media accounts.

Make small changes to your food choices.

Get moving.

Create good habits.

Inhale calming and upbeat scents.

Use a journal.

Try knitting or another hobby.

Laugh. A lot.

Listen to music.

Try something new.

Get outside.

Be present.

Get inspired by motivational quotes.

Take time to meditate and reflect.

Get a good night’s sleep.

Do a technology detox.

Remember what makes you unique and special.

Create a vision board.

Drink lots of water.

Celebrate your x-factor.

Treat yourself.

Have zero tolerance for negative things in your life.


How do you practice self-care?