A fun self-care bingo game to help boost your mental and physical health—free printable PDFs.
We all neglect our self-care from time to time, especially when life becomes hectic.
The self-care strategies below help reduce stress and boost your well-being.
Why Self Care Bingo?
The best way to create new habits is to make them enjoyable. Self-care bingo is a fun, interactive, and motivating way to take care of your well-being.
Use our free printable self-care bingo game to put yourself first. Print out our bingo cards and complete all 30 self-care ideas within a week.
FACT: The ideas below were inspired by our 30 Day Self Care Challenge.
How to Play Self Care Bingo
PLAYING BY YOURSELF
The rules are simple. Complete all self-care ideas on a bingo card within one week. Once you have reached bingo, reward yourself with a treat; as an acknowledgement for taking care of your mental health and well-being.
PLAYING WITH FRIENDS
Playing self-care bingo with your friends is so much fun! Send bingo cards to participants, and have each participant contribute towards a prize pot for the winner. The first person to complete all the self-care bingo activities wins the jackpot.
The prize can be a gift card, a voucher for a spa day, or even a handmade self-care package. The possibilities are endless, providing it motivates everyone involved to play self-care bingo.
A Full List of Self Care Activities
The self-care ideas below have been carefully selected to help you control your mental health and well-being, one activity at a time. Each activity is achievable and requires little requirement. But, over a week, these small achievements can compound into tremendous results.
Reduce your stress levels and find inner peace with meditation. Just 10 minutes of mindfulness can do wonders for your mental health and focus.
- TAKE A RELAXING BATH
Light your favourite scented candles, and add essential oils to your bath for an ultimate self-care experience.
- GO FOR A WALK
Don’t underestimate the power of a 20-minute walk outside. Gather your thoughts, be present and get some fresh air, and you’ll feel great.
- DRINK 8 GLASSES OF WATER
Keeping well hydrated is a must. Improve your focus, skin, and overall health by simply drinking more water.
- LISTEN TO YOUR FAVOURITE MUSIC
Keep yourself in a state of positivity by listening and moving to your favourite feel-good music. Here are 15 empowering self care songs to listen to.
- DO SOME YOGA
Improve your strength, balance, and flexibility with a morning yoga stretch. Make yoga a daily habit for the best results, but if you’re a newbie, try yoga once as part of self-care bingo.
Here are 7 yoga tips for beginners.
- DECLUTTER YOUR BEDROOM
A clean and tidy environment can do wonders for your mental state and overall mood.
- WRITE 3 THINGS YOU’RE GRATEFUL FOR
There’s always a lot to be grateful for, but we can often forget. Practising gratitude is a great reminder to remain optimistic; when you need it the most.
- TAKE A RELAXING SHOWER
Not just any shower. Make this part of your self-care routine and your favourite shower products and fragrances. Try this self care shower routine.
- MORNING EXERCISE
Just 10 minutes of physical activity in the morning can boost your mood and overall energy levels for the entire day. Try these 7 wake up exercises.
- SET YOUR GOALS
We all have dreams and ambitions. The first step to turning dreams into reality is to write down your goals.
- READ A BOOK
Give your brain a mental break from the stress of work and life with a good old-fashioned novel. Here why reading is good for your soul.
- GET AT LEAST 8 HOURS OF SLEEP
Getting enough sleep is a vital part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Make sleep your priority for at least one day per week to cross is off your self-care bingo card. Build a bed routine.
- HAVE A PAMPER DAY
Life can be so fast-moving. Making time for focus of pampering yourself, even for a few hours, can dramatically improve your well-being and happiness.
- WRITE IN YOUR JOURNAL
Journaling is an essential part of a self-care routine. Keep track of your progress and wellness with self care journal ideas.
- DIGITAL DETOX DAY
Social media can often drain our mental and emotional capacity. Dedicate a day to escape from social media and digital devices. Use your free time to be productive and connect with friends.
Here is a list of things to do instead of being on your phone.
- LIGHT YOUR FAVOURITE SCENTED CANDLE
Calm your mind, improve mood, and sleep with aromatherapy scented candles.
- TREAT YOURSELF
There are many small and unique ways to treat yourself; and there doesn’t need to be a reason. Everyone deserves a little treat every once in a while.
- TAKE A POWER NAP
It’s important to recharge your body and mind during busy moments of life. A simple 15-45 minute nap can dramatically boost your mood, energy, and productivity.
- ANSWER SELF CARE PROMPTS
Make new and meaningful discoveries about yourself by answering self-care prompts.