Listen, If Self-Care Looks Like Eating Ice Cream For You, That’s OK
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Listen, If Self-Care Looks Like Eating Ice Cream For You, That’s OK

Sweet treats make everything better.

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Listen, If Self-Care Looks Like Eating Ice Cream For You, That’s OK

Coronavirus is a pandemic that has created crazy times and has even created a global mental health crisis. One thing that I have really attempted to focus on during the pandemic is putting more time into self-care, as we are having to spend more time alone in quarantine.

Self-care that is healthy and often preached about includes working out and meditation. However, self-indulgence can also be counted as self-care, such as eating ice cream and watching romantic comedies in sweatpants with a bun on.

Here are five other tips that are absolutely OK to enjoy and count as self-care, especially as we get through this pandemic because anything and everything is possible and we are all just trying to do our best in these trying times.

1. Shopping Sprees

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Socially distanced online shopping may even be helpful.

2. Baked Goods

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Cupcakes, cookies or pie can even make me feel better on a normal day.

3. Binging Netflix

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Other options may include Hulu, Disney Plus and Amazon Prime.

4. Read a Trashy Novel

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Romantic novels or fantasy novels can take someone to another dimension where there is no coronavirus.

5. Scroll Through Social Media

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Honestly, self-care can look like looking through hours and hours of Tiktok.

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