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Treat Your Self: Americorps Style

Saturday was a self care day.


(found here)

However, as an Americorps, I can’t really spend a lot of money on treating myself.

So, I have come up with different ways to engage in self care with what I already have.


My favorite form of self care, one that doesn’t have to cost anything, is taking a bath. Luckily, I LOVE making my own bath & body products.


I decided I would make a home spa.


I put a few candles around the bathroom, some incense and put some lavender oil in my diffuser.


(I love this diffuser, it is so adorable and works so well!)


Then I drew a bath and added some bath salts I’d made a few weeks ago (coconut oil, baking soda, Epsom salts and some eucalyptus essential oil).


It smelled amazing. For the last touch to set the mood, I tuned off the lights and lit some candles.


Then I massaged an avocado/lemon/coconut oil/sea salt hair mask into my hair, careful to avoid avocado falling everywhere, twisted it to the top of my head and laid down in the water.


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(I know, it looks yummy. No, I did not taste it!)

I had planned to read but I was far too relaxed and comfortable. I needed this.


What’s your favorite way to give yourself a treat?





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