15 Things For The Perfect Self-Care Kit

Creating the perfect self-care kit is easier than you think. In fact you may already have a lot of the things that make for an ideal self-care kit.

What does a self a self-care kit include? The perfect kit is full of items that bring you comfort, relaxation, and joy. Those items depend on your personal preferences and what activities or things make you feel good.

Self-Care Kit

Here are 15 things to create the perfect self-care kit:

  1. Candles or Diffuser:
    • Scented candles and essential oil diffusers create a calming atmosphere that promotes relaxation.
  2. Comfortable Blanket or Shawl:
    • A cozy and snuggly blanket provides comfort and warmth for moments of relaxation.
  3. Journal or Notebook:
    • Writing is a therapeutic outlet. Include a journal for self-reflection or jotting down positive thoughts and feelings. Check out this previous post on starting a self-care journal.
  4. Favorite Book or Magazine:
    • A book or magazine you’ve been wanting to read for leisure and enjoyment is the perfect addition to your kit.
  5. Green Tea or Hot Chocolate:
    • A favorite calming tea or hot chocolate can be soothing and comforting.
  6. Headphones:
  7. Bath Salts or Bath Bombs:
    • Creating a spa-like experience with bath salts or bath bombs for a relaxing soak is the optimal addition for your self-care kit.
  8. Comfort Food or Snacks:
    • Include some of your favorite treats or snacks that make you happy and bring you joy.
  9. Positive Affirmations or Mantras:
  10. Art Supplies:
    • Art supplies like colored pencils, markers, or a small sketchpad, paints, or whatever creative pursuit suits you is the perfect additive to your kit.
  11. Stress Ball or Fidget Toy:
    • A stress ball or fidget toy can help with tension and stress.
  12. Face Mask or Skincare Products:
    • Pamper yourself with skincare like a face mask, moisturizer, or any of your favorite beauty products.
  13. Aromatherapy Roller or Scented Sachets:
    • Carry a portable aromatherapy roller or scented sachets with calming scents like lavender or chamomile or your scent of choice.
  14. Yoga Mat or Meditation Cushion:
    • Include a yoga mat or meditation cushion if you enjoy practicing mindfulness exercises. Check out this post here for creating the perfect meditation space.
  15. Favorite Comfort Clothes:
    • Add you favorite pair of comfy pajamas, a soft sweater, or any clothing that makes you feel warm and fuzzy.

Remember, the key is to tailor your self-care kit to include things you love. It’s a personal collection of all of your favorites that bring you comfort and joy, promote mental and emotional well-being. Update and customize your self-care kit so it’s always relevant to your current needs and desires.

Checkout these other self-care posts for more inspiration –

Self Care And Loving Yourself Up With Rachel Awes

Self Care Rituals For Finding Peace With Bill Belanger

Mastering Self-Care: A Holistic Approach

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