Part 3: What Is a Self-Care Routine?

November 2, 2020 | Written by COVE Admin


Practicing self care is not an easy process; it requires a shift in mindset and a willingness to dedicate actual time. Like any other practice, self care begins with setting a routine. Some simple self-care practices that everyone typically engages in is brushing your teeth every morning and every night, taking a shower every day, drinking water, and sleeping. For many people, these practices are a privilege, especially during COVID-19, and we at COVE are extremely grateful to be able to have the time and resources to be able to practice self-care in as basic a capacity as this. As an organization striving for equity, we hope that this post will help make self-care more accessible and suitable for your own needs!


Together, our COVE community compiled all our self-care practices to create a “day in the life of self-care”. This timeline shows that self-care can be practiced for 30 seconds or 30 minutes, wherever, whenever, however, and with whoever. We encourage you to take, replicate, or modify any of these practices and implement a self-care routine for yourself!!

Example daily schedule
Suggestions and tips for self-care

Weekly Journal Prompt:

What are three habits I want to focus on and build this week?

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