Caring Crate Blog — Self-Care

Self-Care Strategies for the Holiday Season

Posted by Janelle Martel on

/blogs/caring-crate-blog/self-care-strategies-for-the-holiday-season  Let's face it: the holidays can quickly become stressful, overwhelming, and even disappointing, which is why it's so important to incorporate extra self-care during this time of year.  Whether you're needing a reset or are looking for a way to practice self-care while still celebrating, we hope you can connect with one or more of these seasonal self-care ideas.

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Best Candles for Hygge

Posted by Janelle Martel on

/blogs/caring-crate-blog/best-candles-for-hygge Hygge, or the Danish art of coziness, is absolutely perfect for all those dark nights, when you need a little comfort.  Lighting is a huge part of hygge, and the mood-setting abilities of a soft flicker of candlelight combined with the relaxing properties of aromatherapy make candles a hygge go-to.  Here are some of our favourite candles to add a little hygge to your home.

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Ways for Chronic Illness Warriors to Stay Cool in the Summer

Posted by Janelle Martel on

/blogs/caring-crate-blog/ways-for-chronic-illness-warriors-to-stay-cool-in-the-summer Those who are living with chronic illnesses know just what an impact the weather can have on how you feel.  While the warmer weather might be beneficial for those dealing with inflammation-related issues like arthritis, having a chronic illness in general can make you more sensitive to extreme heat (not to mention thanks to the medication that you might be taking).  Certain chronic illnesses such as POTS can also cause heat intolerance, meaning that heat can make symptoms worse.  If you're feeling especially uncomfortable, these tips can help to make the next heat wave a little more manageable.

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The Ultimate List of Colouring Books for Grown-Ups

Posted by Janelle Martel on

/blogs/caring-crate-blog/ultimate-colouring-books-for-grown-ups There are so many great reasons to get lost in a colouring book: from relieving stress, to channeling your inner creative, to being a mindful activity.  No matter what mood you might be in, we've rounded up possibly any coloring book you could hope for including fantasy, nature and animals, stress relief, inspirational, and just plain fun.

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8 Ways to Make Your Shower a Self-Care Experience

Posted by Janelle Martel on

/blogs/caring-crate-blog/ways-to-make-your-shower-a-self-care-experience Although you might be a little more likely to think of a soak in a bath as self-care, you can certainly up-level your shower time to make it an experience of self-care, working to relax your mind and nourish your skin.

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