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16 Self-Care ideas for a Happier Mind.

Have you been neglecting your mental health?

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Now more than ever, self-care is essential to your wellbeing and mental health.

The pandemic hasn't been easy on us. It's been more than a year and counting.

Self-care is an inward focus on what nourishes you and gives you something to look forward to each day. Planning activities and habits that gives you pleasure and purpose keeps your mind and emotions in a healthy state.

So how can you practice self-care and create a more healthy and balanced lifestyle? I've shared many articles from Positive Psychology, the Science of Wellbeing, on this blog.

Here, I've rounded up 16 self-care tips to promote better happiness and to keep your mind smiling.

1) Plan a Daily Vacation. Yes, it's possible.

Overseas travel might be restricted right now, but that doesn't mean you can't take a holiday. In fact, here's a positive psychology practice to plan a little vacation everyday.