7 Notable Women on Their Self-Care Routines
Inspiring ideas for taking care of yourself, mentally and physically, that you might just want to steal for yourself.
The actor and activist posted an action shot of herself, writing: "No pain, no Muay Thai. I came here to transform. I came here to face my demons and bad habits.... Everyday I want to grow stronger, I may fail but I will try. Everyday I want to grow wiser, I may fail but I will try."
Posting about her love of balancing rocks on Instagram and Facebook, the Joy Luck Club author wrote: "While it seems impossible at first, you soon recognize that with everything there is a point of balance and you just have to find it."
In Barrymore's first exercise session of the week, she posted on Instagram: "Every Monday I work out with my girlfriends," adding that, in the words of writer Isak Dinesen, "The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea."
The supermodel, activist and mom shared on Instagram: "I was asked what I would tell my 15 year old self and I said, be present, slow down. What would I tell my 47 year old self today? Be present, slow down."
The ballerina told O magazine about her go-to way to escape: cooking. "It's a way to be creative and experimental without being extremely physical, which is what I'm used to. And it's mentally relaxing. There's nothing like zoning out and chopping onions."
Sarah Jessica Parker
Parker shared a pic of her latest read, The Nix by Nathan Hill, with the caption: "Finding a spot to read makes waiting a treat... Everything else I have to do that doesn't involve reading this book is a nuisance and distraction!"
Take time to stop and smell the... jasmine? It works for the motivational speaker, who posted on her Instagram: "I'm obsessed with the sweet, narcotic perfume of blooming Jasmine... Walking around town, I will gleefully stick my face in a huge swath of it anytime I see it. Which is a GREAT, near-instant way for me to get out of my sometimes crazy-making head and back into the moment, into my body and into my heart."