Sustainable Holiday: Self-Care and Gift Guide

Sustainable Holiday: Self-Care and Gift Gude

During this busy time of the semester with lots of final projects and exams, it is especially important to practice self-care as a way to relax and decompress. Although self-care practices may vary from person to person, they should help improve your physical and mental health.

Some ideas include:

  • Going for a walk
  • Practicing yoga or meditation
  • Meeting up with some friends
  • Reading a book
  • Cooking a good meal

For some extra self-care tips:

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One of my hobbies is doing arts and crafts. Two fun activities, that are also great for holiday gifts, are below.

Activity 1: Rolled Beeswax Candles rolled beeswax candles

Materials:

  • Sheets of wax
  • Candle wick
  • A scrap piece of paper

Instructions: DIY Rolled Candle Instructions 

Activity 2: Sewn Cloth Gift Bag black sewn cloth bag

Materials:

  • Old Shirt
  • Scissors
  • Sewing thread, needle and pins
  • Piece of string/yarn/ribbon to tie the bag up after

Instructions: DIY Sewn Bag Instructions and Sewing Resource

Wishing everyone a very happy, healthy and sustainable holiday season!  

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