Self-care is a path to mental health; 13 Tips for Self-Care Practices

#StopTheStigma

As we close out May, it is important to highlight this typical busy spring month as it is also Mental Health Awareness Month. With over 26 million U.S. adults experiencing mental health related illnesses and conditions, we must stop the stigma and normalize mental health and mental health disorders. 

As health & wellness experts at Brooke Blaze, we want to encourage you to take time to focus on your self-care and make manageable, but proactive steps towards taking care of your mental health. 

Self-care practices are great ways to soothe, rest, recharge, reset, or do absolutely nothing. These little moments and breaks help relieve stress, increase productivity, boost self-esteem, and many other benefits. There isn't one way to define self-care, so make it your own!

For Mental Health Awareness Month, here are 13 Self-Care Practice Ideas to add into your routine from Brooke Blaze, the Self-Care Headquarters! 

1. Hydrate

2. Rest more

3. Go outside

4. Take a drive 

5. Cook your favorite meal

6. Start a skincare routine

7. Meditate or pray 

8. Gardening

9. Start a hobby 

10. Take a mental health day or use PTO

11. Listen to and be aware of your body 

12. Find ways to boost your immune system 

13. Practice breathing exercises 

 

For more Mental Health Resources:  

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 

@namicommunicate 

https://www.nami.org/Home 

 

Mental Health America (MHA) 

@mentalhealthamerica 

https://www.mhanational.org/ 

 

World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) 

https://wfmh.global 

@WMHDay 

 

United for Global Mental Health 

https://unitedgmh.org 

@UnitedGMH 

 

MORE RESOURCES: 

Healthline list of Mental Health Resources  

Talkspace List of Mental Health Resources  

 

Brooke Blaze provides luxury-class clean beauty and body items, wellness, and home items, bespoke of an elevated personal care experience for the posh Individual. We are an African-American/Black Women Owned & Operated company. Our mission is to bring pure, natural products to the masses to promote self-care and wellness. We leave out harmful and useless ingredients & fillers in our products, creating an inclusive brand that can be used and catered to all. Check us out at https://brookeblaze.com  

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