This #StressLess Week, we challenged our social media followers to take extra good care of themselves by practicing self-care and then posting a #SelfCareSelfie. Once again, we were floored by the response (you guys are excellent selfie-takers) and want to keep this self-care train going.
Without further ado, here are 12 ways to practice self-care, as suggested by our stellar #SelfCareSelfie contributions:
1. Snuggle with a pet
Thanks to all of you, more than 200 #SelfCareSelfie pictures were shared across Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Facebook during Stress Less Week — and we reached more than 200,000 people! Check out some of our favorite posts from the week and don’t forget to keep practicing self care every day of the year.
It’s one of the toughest times of the year: papers and projects are due, you’re running solely on caffeine and there just isn’t enough time for sleep. The good news is you’re not alone: 51 percent of college students reported feeling overwhelming anxiety in the last year.
That’s why Active Minds is hosting Stress Less Week from April 13-17. We’ve developed tons of resources and programs to help you get through your finals to-do list with as little stress as possible. Here are three ways you can participate in Stress Less Week: