Self-Care Sundays

Self-Care Sundays: A Weekly Ritual for Your Mind, Body, and Soul

Self-Care Sundays are a dedicated time to focus on nurturing your mind, body, and soul. At Good Intentions, we believe that setting aside a day for self-care can rejuvenate you for the week ahead.

Skincare Routines

Benefits: Dedicating time to skincare routines can be a rejuvenating act of self-love.

  • If you're feeling physically neglected or tired: Dedicate time to a skincare routine to feel refreshed.


  1. Cleanse your skin with a gentle cleanser.
  2. Apply a nourishing face mask.
  3. Follow up with a hydrating moisturizer and facial massage.

DIY Face Mask Recipes Benefits: Creating your own face masks can be a fun and beneficial self-care activity.

  • Flaxseed Face Mask: Known as nature’s botox, it tightens and smooths the skin.
    • Recipe: Mix ground flaxseeds with water to form a gel. Apply to the face and leave for 15-20 minutes.
  • Oat Mask: Great for acne-prone skin as it soothes and heals.
    • Recipe: Mix oats with honey and yogurt. Apply to the face and leave for 10-15 minutes.
  • Egg White Mask: Tightens pores and reduces oiliness.
    • Recipe: Beat egg whites until frothy, apply to the face and leave for 10-15 minutes.

DIY Hair Mask Recipes Benefits: Homemade hair masks can nourish and strengthen your hair.

  • Avocado and Olive Oil Mask: Moisturizes and repairs dry hair.
    • Recipe: Mash one avocado and mix with olive oil. Apply to hair and leave for 30 minutes.
  • Coconut Oil and Honey Mask: Adds shine and softness.
    • Recipe: Mix coconut oil with honey. Apply to hair and leave for 20-30 minutes.
  • Banana and Yogurt Mask: Strengthens hair and promotes growth.
    • Recipe: Blend a banana with yogurt. Apply to hair and leave for 30 minutes.

Favorite Books Reading as a form of self-care can be a great escape and mental relaxation. Here are some of my personal favorites:

  • 101 Essays That Will Change the Way You Think
  • All About Love by bell hooks
  • The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
  • The Four Agreements on Love

Spa Day at Home Create a spa-like experience at home with these tips:

  • Set the Mood: Light candles, play soothing music, and dim the lights.
  • DIY Treatments: Use the DIY face mask and hair mask recipes above.
  • Relaxation: Take a warm bath with essential oils and bath salts.
  • Meditation: Spend a few minutes meditating to calm your mind.

Printable Planner Include these sections in your self-care planner:

  • Weekly Self-Care Goals: Set specific self-care goals for the week.
  • Daily Self-Care Activities: List daily activities to practice self-care.
  • Gratitude Journal: A section to write things you are grateful for each day.
  • Reflection: Reflect on how self-care activities made you feel.

Invite readers to share their Self-Care Sunday routines and favorite activities. Subscribe to our blog for more self-care tips and follow us on Instagram and TikTok at @goodintentions_cali. Share your Self-Care Sunday practices with us in the comments below!

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