Discover these five simple ways you can add cannabis to your self-care routine in order to feel better, increase relaxation, and enhance your overall experience!
- The importance of having a self-care routine
- Different ways you can use cannabis in yours
- Product recommendations for everything you need to get started
Why You Will Love This Guide
I've talked many times about creating a self-care routine because it helps you care for yourself physically, mentally, and emotionally.
I also talk about how cannabis can be a self-care tool with members of my Well With Cannabis Community.
With calming and relaxing properties, adding cannabis to your self-care routine can no doubt enhance your overall wellness experience.
In this guide, we will explore the most popular ways that you can add cannabis to your self-care routine - from topicals to edibles and more!
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Your Self-Care Routine is Important
Self-care is a critical part of any happy, healthy, holistic lifestyle!
It's a simple way to say "I love you" to yourself every day.
And adding cannabis to your self-care routine is a great way to help take care of yourself mentally and emotionally.
Having a self-care routine is about making time throughout the day to check in with yourself and make sure that you are feeling your best.
But it doesn't always come that easy.
Whether it be the fear that there is just not enough time in the day to add one more thing to the to-do list, or the overwhelm of knowing where to get started, taking that first step towards creating a self-care routine can be the hardest.
That is why I’ve put together five of my favorite ways to easily add cannabis to your self-care routine to help get you started.
But before we get started, the one thing I cannot stress enough is the important fact that there is no right way to do self-care.
I just want you to create a routine that works for you and your lifestyle!
Depending on your specific needs, you can choose which cannabinoid is best to supplement with, including:
- CBD oil - best for general wellness, managing inflammation, anxiety control
- CBG oil - best for mood enhancement, focus, and energy throughout the day
- THC oil - best for pain relief, anxiety, and depression management
- CBN oil - best for help falling asleep and staying asleep
Another popular option for many consumers is to make and fill capsules.
Capsules are easy to consume and are easy to add along with your other daily supplements.
Cannabis For Skincare
Our skin is the body's largest organ, which is why it is so important to take time to care for our skin.
Both men and women are rapidly discovering how amazing cannabis can be for skin health.
Hemp seed oil is a nourishing botanical that contains important nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants.
Many cannabis topical products also contain cannabinoids, which provide relief for a wide range of symptoms because they are absorbed directly through the skin1.
Here they interact with receptors from our endocannabinoid system and provide targeted relief for common skin symptoms like pain, inflammation, dry skin, acne, and more.
You can make amazing personal care products infused with cannabis at home or your can purchase them for quick and convenient use.
My favorite homemade topical recipes that are perfect for self-care include:
If you don't have the time or desire to make your own products at home, I have some amazing products available in my shop:
- Full-Spectrum CBD Skin & Face Cream - my personal favorite!
- Full-Spectrum Recovery Salve - a thick cream that can be applied anywhere on the skin
- Full-Spectrum Muscle Recovery Stick - the best product for helping to relieve pain from sore muscles and body aches
- Topical CBD Roll-On - a customer favorite because it is packaged in a convenient travel-size roller-ball bottle that can be used discreetly at home or on the go!
Add Cannabis to Food & Drinks
Sometimes, adding one more thing to the to-do list can feel like too much.
That’s why many members of my community prefer adding cannabis directly to their food and drinks because they are already eating and drinking anyways!
You can also easily make homemade edibles with store-bought products like cannabis concentrates.
If you're brand new to working with cannabis concentrates, you can learn more in my guide to making edibles with concentrates here.
Cannabis at Bedtime
Bedtime routines are all unique, but many of my community members swear by including CBN in their cannabis routine for a good night's sleep.
You can either make your own CBN oil at home or purchase it from my shop. We have several CBN products to try:
You can add the oil to your bedtime routine by winding down with a relaxing CBD massage or incorporating it into your nightly meditation routine and applying it to the head, neck, and shoulders to release tension.
Cannabis For Stress Management
While we can focus on stress prevention, the truth is that stress happens in all of our lives on a daily basis.
Any sensible self-care routine should include a stress-management plan with many tools for when things get rough, and stress hits an all-time high.
For many people, having cannabis readily available in many forms is a stress management secret weapon.
Vaping is a quick-acting, 1-3 minute, way to consume cannabis and experience the immediate effect of calm, taming mood swings, and restoring control of your emotions.
There are potential benefits of vaping cannabis depending on each individual, your certain circumstances, and your individual health goals.
If you want to give this method a try, I exclusively recommend this CBD vape cartridge product which was formulated with quality, safety, and purity in mind.
Cannabis For Mental and Physical Health
I always tell my community members that just like anything else, there is no magic pill or cure-all that will magically erase stress and anxiety.
Cannabis should be used as a tool, in conjunction with various other stress and anxiety-relieving modalities, for maximum effectiveness.
This includes good sleep, proper nutrition, exercise, and other stress management techniques for a more holistic approach to stress and anxiety management.
How do you add cannabis to your self-care routine? Let me know in the comments below!
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