4 Ways to Treat Yourself and Unwind at Home this Fall

Right around this time of year, life starts to get hectic. Temperatures drop and seasonal allergies take their course; midterms happen, we start to prep for the holidays, and there seems to be absolutely no alone time.

However, it is essential that you take that break or a day to yourself every once in a while during this busy season. Feel like you’re going too fast? Slow down and unwind with these four ways to treat yourself and unwind this Fall.

4 Ways to Treat Yourself and Unwind at Home this Fall

Warm, candle-lit baths

When the air gets dry, my sinuses wack out and I get throbbing headaches. I like to cure my ailments with a nice, warm bath. The other night, I even decided to light a few candles, turn off the lights, and play a relaxing mix on Spotify. It’s an amazing way to relax and take your mind off of work before heading to bed.

Shopping tip: If you’re looking for candles, check TJ Maxx/Marshalls. My favorite brand to buy from either store is DW Home because they are so affordable but have a great selection of scents. They even have new holiday scents which I have linked below!

 

Luxury underwear from Underclub

When’s the last time you bought new underwear? Now, when’s the last time you bought a really nice pair of underwear? If you can’t remember, it’s time to sign up for Underclub. The lovely ladies at Underclub sent me a pair and they are so stunning and elegant. Just look at the color and the lace details!

 

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Underclub is a monthly subscription, but you can skip months anytime you like. Plus, the $12.95/month is a lot less than the actual cost of the designer underwear you receive.

Read Motivational Books

Keyword: motivational. As much as we all love a good romance novel or even a thriller, they just aren’t the most uplifting or relaxing to read. I have a few favorite motivational books, most of which are by Paul Arden. They are compelling and quick with pictures. Do you have a favorite feel-good book? Let me know in the comments.

Make Homemade Hot Chocolate

Another one of the ways to treat yourself is to grab some hot chocolate and the TV remote. When I see the first signs of snow, I am going to make this simple recipe from A Cozy Capsule. If you want something else, pour yourself the best bottle of wine you have and un(wine)d.


Remember to take time to yourself regularly this Fall and every season of the year. Self-care is so important and you will be much more productive and happy if you indulge in some ‘me-time’ at least once a week. Find your favorite ways to treat yourself.

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17 Comments

  1. Brandi
    October 23, 2017 / 11:12 am

    Yes! I love all of these!

  2. October 23, 2017 / 11:32 am

    Hot chocolate is probably my most favorite of them all! Whenever I’m down, it always lifts my mood 😊

  3. October 23, 2017 / 7:23 pm

    I love all of these! Nice warm baths (with bath bombs!) are the best in colder weather and have been my go-to lately as summer is over.

  4. October 25, 2017 / 8:01 am

    We have a tradition of spiked hot chocolate in this house, ha!

  5. October 25, 2017 / 9:39 am

    These are great ideas! I love cozying up in the fall!

  6. October 25, 2017 / 9:41 am

    Think with my toddler I can manage the hot chocolate. Think I’ll do that tonight.

  7. October 25, 2017 / 10:30 am

    These are such lovely ideas, I love reading a good motivational book and relaxing with music! Also I love the sound of the underwear subscription xx
    http://www.pagesfrombeth.co.uk

  8. October 25, 2017 / 12:00 pm

    I love making hot chocolate. It’s the most soothing. And having cute new undies ain’t too shabby too 🙂

  9. October 25, 2017 / 12:06 pm

    Such a great post! I need to learn to treat myself – thank you for reminding me 😉

  10. October 25, 2017 / 3:59 pm

    Love these tips! I’m always on the go, hopefully I can try one of these to slow me down and get away from my hectic schedule 🤗

  11. October 25, 2017 / 8:44 pm

    I LOVE DW Home Candles. Their White Cedarwood candle is my favorite.

  12. October 25, 2017 / 9:42 pm

    I’m all about self-care lately. The are great ideas and easy! I also like the idea of all new undies every season!

    Camille
    http://www.thecocooners.com

  13. October 26, 2017 / 8:04 am

    Candle-lit baths are truly the best. When I do those, I go all out with aromatherapy and the whole shebang. The other three never hurt anyone. either. Gosh! I can’t wait until my holiday breaks so that I can spend more time peacefully relaxing and treating myself.

  14. October 26, 2017 / 9:49 am

    You very much described my perfect Fall afternoon: candles, hot chocolate, and a good book 🙂

  15. October 26, 2017 / 1:07 pm

    warm candlelit-baths are my favorite in the fall and winter! all the cozy feels 🙂

  16. Marissa
    October 28, 2017 / 9:42 am

    I always love buying a new candle 🙂

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