Autumn & Self-Care

The leaves are turning colors as the warmer months are starting to turn colder. Pumpkin spice cold brews are back at your local favorite coffee shop, and everyone thinks that they have to mark every "fall bucket list item" off their list. In the midst of all this, one thing that can be easily overlooked in this season is self-care.

Fall is the Month to Slow Down

As the leaves begin to fall, and the outdoor life begins to wilt, it's no wonder why we may need to take a breather. The very life we know around us begins to shy away from the life it had to go into hibernation or wait until spring to blossom back up. Instead of using this time to go into hyperdrive, how about we instead take time to relax, savor, and enjoy. Here are 10 ways that you can celebrate autumn with these self care ideas.

10 Ways to Practice Self-Care this Fall

  1. Take Yourself Out for a Fall Date

  2. Have a Night-In with Your Favorite Halloween Movies

  3. Make a Warm Soup

  4. Buy from a Local Farmer's Market

  5. Experience a Bonfire

  6. Embrace Fuzzy Socks and Flannels

  7. Enjoy a Fall Beverage

  8. Cuddle Up Next to a New Book

  9. Light a Fall-Scented Candle

  10. Bake a Homemade Pie from Scratch

Remember: It's okay to slow down.

If you feel overwhelmed with what seems like a never-ending agenda, keep in mind that it is okay to take some time to lay low. You don't have to make it to every fall event that you can fit on your list. You can still experience the fullness of the season inside the walls of your home. Download the graphic below to take the fall self-care ideas with you.


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