I’ve never been one to skimp on self-care, mostly because every aspect of self-care that’s been marketed to me is stuff I already love. Bath bombs? Face masks? Wine nights watching Real Housewives of New York? Count me in. Why would I skip out on the stuff that truly love? Then, I finally learned the hard way that self-care isn’t always those rainbow and sunshine moments when you’re surrounded by your favorite things using an expensive AF skincare product or a cozy blanket. Self-care is about taking care of yourself, especially your emotional self. And that isn’t always so glamorous.
Once I learned that self-care was about more than my favorite things, I got serious about it. The first step was finding a way to get a handle on my daily anxiety, and so far, the biggest difference I’ve noticed is using Equilibria’s CBD products every day.
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This was the first product I tried from Equilibria, and it’s stayed in my routine ever since. I notice the biggest difference when I’m using this every single day. It calms me down, helps me fall asleep, and is a nice ritual to add to my morning. I typically add it to my morning coffee because then I can sip it throughout the morning, making it a little bit more enjoyable and easy to remember to use. I keep it next to my French press in the kitchen too, so I seriously never forget.
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Equilibria’s Relief Cream was practically made for cramps. I have endometriosis, and it’s the only topical treatment I’ve ever found that helps. Lately, I use it on sore muscles, and I recently turned my mom to using it for tension headaches, and she’s already purchased a second tub! The texture isn’t too sticky or oily either, so you could easily apply it without having to wait naked forever for it to sink into your skin.
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Mindful Mineral Soak
When I use this, I sleep like an absolute baby. I really struggle to fall asleep at a proper hour, and this is one of the only things that’s helped me. I’ll take a bath about an hour or so before I want to go to bed, and I’m always tired and ready the second I lay down. It relaxes me like nothing else I’ve ever tried, and when I’m out of it, my baths truly aren’t the same.
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Dynamic Roller Duo
Have these impacted me the same way as the Daily Drops? No, but they’re a special thing I can do for myself to ease anxiety and tension in the middle of a hectic workday at home. I keep them in my desk (as does most of our other editors!) and apply them to my wrist, temples, and chest (so I can catch whiffs of it throughout the day—a trick I learned in a yoga class!) whenever I’m feeling “blah.” They’re a simple addition to my routine that makes getting through that 2 p.m. slump a lot better.
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This post was in partnership with Equilibria, but all of the opinions within are those of The Everygirl editorial board.