self care activities for teens

Self Care Activities for Teens

It’s important to educate teens about selfcare and selfcare activities as according to research indicates that many diseases that lead to early mortality develop in adolescence.

What Is Self Care?

Self-care is the mindset, activities, practices, and habits we bring to bear against stress, unhappiness, illness, depression, and many more negative emotions.

The term self-care refers to activities and practices that we can engage in on a regular basis to reduce stress and maintain and enhance our short- and longer-term health and well-being. Self-care is also necessary for you to be effective and successful in honoring your professional and personal commitments.

Best Self Care Activities for Teens

  1. Play board games
  2. Trim your nails
  3. Practice deep breathing exercises
  4. Make a list of things you like about you
  5. Look at family photo albums
  6. Make a fairy garden
  7. Give yourself a self-massage
  8. Make a list of things you’re good at
  9. Go for a swim
  10. Make a funny video
  11. Write a love letter to yourself
  12. Get a hair cut
  13. Visit a museum
  14. Fly a kite
  15. Make a list of your accomplishments
  16. Learn a new language
  17. Learn to play an instrument
  18. Daydream
  19. Do yoga
  20. Go stargazing
  21. Make a scrapbook
  22. Go to the library
  23. Do a puzzle
  24. Watch funny cat videos
  25. Write a letter to your future self
  26. Play with your pet
  27. Try a new activity
  28. Read a comic
  29. Cook with your parent
  30. Write in a journal
  31. Go outside and watch the birds and other animals
  32. Sing your favorite songs
  33. Start an art journal
  34. Meditate or pray
  35. Make a playlist of your favorite songs
  36. Make a playlist of funny movies
  37. Eat your favorite dessert
  38. Practice progressive muscle relaxation
  39. Read a book
  40. Talk to a friend
  41. Make jewelry
  42. Unplug and spend time in nature
  43. Stretch your muscles
  44. Write a poem/short story
  45. Read an inspirational book
  46. Google information about a different culture
  47. Talk to a friend on the phone
  48. Ride your bike
  49. Watch a movie
  50. Go to the bookstore
  51. Play a video game
  52. Have a good laugh
  53. Go for a jog
  54. Go for a walk
  55. Read inspiring quotes
  56. Write a song
  57. Plant a garden
  58. Draw or color Zentangles
  59. Walk barefoot in the grass
  60. Snuggle under a cozy blanket
  61. Do an arts and craft activity
  62. Exercise
  63. Take a nap
  64. Play with a sibling
  65. Volunteer in your community
  66. Take photos of nature
  67. Draw or paint a picture
  68. Take a shower
  69. Listen to running water
  70. Turn up the music and dance
  71. Work outside in nature
  72. Play card games
  73. Listen to music
  74. Plan an outing with friends
  75. Go to the mall
  76. Go to the spa with a parent
  77. Make a bucket list
  78. Make a list of people you look up to and why
  79. Draw or color Mandalas
  80. Go for a hike
  81. Write in a gratitude journal
  82. Go outside and watch the clouds
  83. Go the park with a friend
  84. Invite a friend to your house
  85. Blow bubbles and be silly

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