We all know that summer is better with a scoop of ice cream in hand… or a double scoop… triple… who’s counting?
Whether indulging in your favorite summertime treat, getting some good R&R under a palm tree, or breathing your way through yoga on the beach, a topnotch summer is stacked full of self-care.
At this point, we have all come to understand just how critical self-care is to our overall well-being and happiness. So, in honor of National Wellness Month, and to help make this your healthiest and happiest summer yet, we’ve gathered a list of some great self-care articles, activities, and moments of Zen.
The Summer of Social Anxiety – Health Central
Summer Soothes our Senses–and Our Souls – Health Central
Summer of Self-Care: Refresh – SELF
Summer of Self-Care: Nourish – SELF
Summer of Self-Care: Connect – SELF
5 Tips For Feeling Empowered & Confident This Summer – MindBodyGreen
Summertime Self-Care: 10 Ways to Nurture Yourself This Season – Psych Central
Where Self-Care Often Falls Short – MindBodyGreen
Self-Care Fun + Activities
15 Activities for Your Summer Self-Care Checklist – MentalHealthFirstAid.org
5 Tips for Practicing Summer Self-Care – SoundMindWellness
7 Self-Care Tips That Will Make You Happier This Summer – Health Central
7 Easy-Listening Podcasts for Summer – Health Central
7 Blue Artworks: Explore by Color – Google Arts & Culture
Art Coloring Book – Google Arts & Culture
#ColorOurCollections (free coloring pages from cultural institutions) – New York Academy of Medicine
Joy Generator – NPR
Summertime Self-Care Moments of Zen
Please visit our Self-Care Resources page for additional articles and tools.
Written by Jessica Noyes, Communications Coordinator, WMA