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Self-care Tips for the Year

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As the year progresses, your year can get more stressful and hectic. We suggest taking some time to take care of yourself because your mental health is important! In this week’s Cypress River Blog, we’ve got a short list of self-care tips for you to consider when your life gets a little crazy!

Alone Time

If you’re the type of person who really needs time for themselves, then giving yourself some alone time will be beneficial to your mental health. We’re constantly asked to be around people and think about others insomuch that we often neglect our own needs and sanity. With the alone time you’ve allotted for yourself, we suggest doing something solely for yourself. Go watch a movie you’ve been longing to see, head to your favorite restaurant, or even take a nap!

Treat Yourself

We treat others so well, surprising them with gifts and other thoughtful experiences, so why not do the same for yourself? You deserve nice things, and because you deserve the best, we recommend treating yourself! Treating yourself has many applications, but some of them include: getting that dessert you’ve been eyeing at the restaurant, going for a massage, and getting that new smartphone you’ve been wanting!

Give Service

Sometimes the best way to take care of yourself is by helping others. Giving service has a way of pulling your attention away from the issues that may be causing you stress. Not only will you be able to have your attention diverted, you’ll be blessing the lives of others as well, which is bound to give you a good feeling.


Take care of yourself this new year! If you’ve got some tips on taking care of yourself, share them with our Ladson, SC apartment community so we can take advantage of them! Thanks for reading!