Consider unfollowing that person that always leaves you feeling worse about things.
Congratulate yourself for doing difficult things, even if they might not seem difficult to others.
Cultivate a mindfulness practice. Here's some info on how to get started: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-courage-be-present/201001/how-practice-mindfulness-meditation
Try writing a page or two of your thoughts down first thing in the morning.
If you're struggling with time management, learn about how others approach it. Here's some information that may help: https://socialwork.buffalo.edu/content/dam/socialwork/home/self-care-kit/exercises/time-management.pdf
Unplug. Your mind needs to recharge, too.
Take a nap if you need to. Set a timer.
You can turn off the news and sign off social media for a bit. It's okay.
Take a moment and wash your face. You'll not only be clean, but it can refresh you and give you a little break.
Engage in random acts of kindness and altruism. This has been linked to mood boosting.
Self-care is ongoing. It's not a one and done fix for everything. Take care of yourself today, and tomorrow, and the next day.
You don't have to finish it all today.
Have you taken a sip of water recently?
Make yourself a nourishing meal. It doesn't have to be fancy or expensive, just tasty.
If you're feeling sleepy or fatigued, try washing your face with a warm towel. It can be refreshing.
Journaling doesn't have to be about beautiful things. Sometimes it's about the stressful stuff too: https://socialwork.buffalo.edu/content/dam/socialwork/home/self-care-kit/exercises/stress-journaling.pdf
Try journaling if you’ve never tried it before. There are a lot of different ways to do it and lot of resources available to help you get started.
Being tired is not a badge of honor. It just means you're tired.
Ask for help, even if it's with something small, when you need it.
Drink some more water. When was the last time you filled your cup?
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