6 Instagram Accounts to Follow for Self-Care

Make your feed a more positive place.

Self-care can include plenty of things you do for yourself, from catching up on sleep, to nourishing and hydrating your body, to taking a break from the news cycle for a little while.

Millennials are searching now more than ever for new strategies to take care of themselves, so it’s no surprise that there are increasingly more self-care resources springing up around the Internet, including Instagram accounts. Sometimes a gentle reminder to take some time for yourself can help you get through the rest of the day, so scroll through these Instagram accounts the next time you need some self-care inspiration.

1. Recipes for Self Love

Recipes for Self Love highlights diversity in its illustrations and posts empowering messages, giving you a confidence boost as you go about your day.

2. Black Girl In Om

This account discusses self-care and and mindfulness with thoughtful quotes and anecdotes from the perspective of women of color.

3. Make Daisy Chains

Hannah’s “Boring Self-Care” series congratulates followers on seemingly mundane tasks that can make a significant impact in the long run.

4. Sad Girls Club

Sad Girls Club gives girls the opportunity to discuss their mental health, and the group’s Instagram provides messages of support, positivity, and self-love.

5. Self-Care Cafe

Self-Care Cafe offers suggestions for self-care accompanied by consistently cute illustrations.

6. Self-Care Corner

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You are allowed to get upset and cry over something small. You are allowed to defend yourself when your feelings are hurt You are allowed to be upset You are allowed to cry You are allowed to want to be treated better You are allowed to express your emotions You don’t have to scold yourself for feeling It’s natural and normal to feel emotions and you don’t have to be ashamed It’s okay. destroy the idea that crying is negative. crying is relief, a way to let all of the sadness, anger, joy and emotion out. end the idea that we need to stop crying, stop letting out emotion, stop being human. end it. your feelings are valid. you have every right to feel whatever emotion you want. you aren’t being dramatic. you aren’t over exaggerating. you’re simply feeling. and that’s okay. {image description: a yellow image with “crying isn’t weak” written in the middle} #cryingpositivity #positivityfairy #positivityquotes #emotionpositivity

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Self-Care Corner curates content from all around Instagram to spread positive messages and encourage self-care.

The best part of self-care is that it can entail just about anything based on your needs. It doesn’t always have to be much — sometimes a simple Instagram post will do the trick.


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