30 Self Care Ideas

Self care is such an important part of my life, and it’s something that I wanted to implement even more in 2018. Sometimes, I get stuck doing the same things over and over, so they don’t have the same effect. If you’re like me, then here is a list that I put together of different ways to practice self-care. This list of self care ideas is by no means exhaustive, so feel free to add your own ideas in the comments. Share it with your friends and social media to have as a reference, and let me know how your self-care journey goes in 2018!

30 Self Care Ideas

  1. Make a cup of tea
  2. Read your favorite book
  3. Start a new tv show–like Steven Universe
  4. Stretch
  5. Journal
  6. Try a new recipe
  7. Do a new makeup look
  8. Organize your closet
  9. Light your best candles
  10. Open a new bottle of wine
  11. Play some video games
  12. Have a photoshoot with friends
  13. Go window shopping
  14. Meditate
  15. Binge-watch your favorite show
  16. Make a vision board
  17. Watch The Secret
  18. Make a “treat yourself” purchase
  19. Make some art
  20. Paint your nails
  21. Try a new hairstyle
  22. Crochet a new project
  23. Wear your comfiest pj’s
  24. Go to bed early
  25. Have some comfort food
  26. Find your favorite playlist
  27. Make a new playlist
  28. Watch a show/movie from your childhood
  29. Indulge in skincare
  30. Learn something new on YouTube

BONUS: Have a pamper night.


In other words…

Let’s make self-care a major priority this year! Use this list as a reference on days when you need a boost, and add some additional suggestions in the comments for me and other readers. Keep pushing towards a whole self this year!

Talk soon,


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30 ideas for self-care




  1. January 17, 2018 / 9:45 pm

    I always find it so helpful to reorganize my closet. I always find favorites that have gotten accidentally hidden over the last few weeks.

    • Maya Fleming
      January 17, 2018 / 9:48 pm

      It’s almost like shopping all over again!

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