Self-care comes in many wondrous forms, may it be encouraging yourself to go for a walk, cook your meal, or give yourself a day, sometimes even a week off. There are many ways to love yourself, from the most straightforward and prettiest forms to the grittiest of efforts; self-care is different for everyone.

Nowadays, more and more people are leaning towards aromatherapy to cope with all the pandemic's mental distress. This approach in self-care incorporates the therapeutic use of scents and oils during different activities to boost one's mental, physical, and emotional well-being.

Imagine the potent benefits of aromatherapy incorporated into your self-care routine. Whether you're a scented candle enthusiast or a flameless fragrance type of person, our wide selection of home fragrances can elevate your relaxation game.

Reading a book
Wouldn’t it feel great to take a quick pause from work and grab a refreshing drink, flop down, and read your favorite book? While you’re focused on each event unraveled by each chapter, you may opt to light a scented candle to enjoy your peaceful reading session further.

Best paired with: Yankee Candle Sweet Morning Rose

While this may not be the most relaxing activity, nothing feels more satisfying than basking in your revamped bedroom after getting it decluttered and all cleaned up. Enhance its ambiance with a few spritzes of a refreshing room spray.

Best paired with: Concentrated Spray Homemade Herb Lemonade

Taking a warm bath

And, of course, nothing beats a well-deserved bath after a long and tiring day. Give yourself a few minutes more in the shower while reveling in the soothing aroma of a reed diffuser.

Best paired with: Decor Reed Sun-drenched Apricot


It's key to be mindful of your surroundings and overall well-being while in quarantine. So take your favorite Yankee candles out of the cupboard, build your own meditation space, and conjure up your inner peace amid all the uncertainties brought about by the pandemic!

Best paired with: Yankee Candle Scenterpiece® System



Write down your thoughts and feelings in a journal
This may not be everyone's type of tea, but hey, we can't deny the fact that it's hella therapeutic! Journaling is one of the healthiest ways to express yourself. It helps you manage your anxieties, reduce stress, and provide an opportunity for constructive self-assessment.

Best paired with: Yankee Candle Magnolia & Lily Elevation Candle



Prioritizing yourself by allotting time to recollect once in a while is essential to relish your self-care routine fully. So, what are you waiting for? Give yourself a break to relax and unwind while basking in our best-loved home fragrances today! Maacah Planes

 This piece has been edited to add supplementary information to the existing list of self-care ideas. 

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