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Self love: Five things you can do alone this Easter

 Five things you can do alone this Easter (Photo: iStock)

Once again, Easter is just around the corner and it's one of those holidays we look forward to. It's a holiday that reminds us of the love we share with our loved ones, and for many people, the best way to celebrate is with family.

But sometimes you can find yourself alone at Easter. Maybe you live miles away from your family and can't spend time together as you normally would, or maybe you just want to make this year's Easter a self-love holiday.

Choosing to spend time alone over the holidays is a great idea, as every other day is usually packed with things to do.

If you're looking forward to a fun self-love holiday, here are some ideas for activities you can try:

Take yourself to the cinema

Going to the cinema is a classic activity that many people still love. Although people may choose to just sit at home and watch something interesting on Netflix, it can get boring.

It would be nice for you to see what films are on and enjoy the company of other people. You can also order some great snacks and just have fun watching that new movie that only plays on the big screen.

Go on a lunch date

Many people are nervous about going out for lunch alone. Admittedly, it can be hard to feel completely comfortable when you're surrounded by couples or other people chatting away the afternoon while you eat.

But once you get the hang of it, you won't notice everyone around you and it will be less awkward. You can find a nice spot with a great view and bring your favourite novel to read on your solo date.

Have a spa day at home

Treating yourself to a spa day at home could be just what you need to relax. Doing it yourself allows you to connect with yourself and learn new things about your body.

You can see what skin and hair care products work for you, and you can try new things like an interesting nail polish colour or a new hairstyle.

Having a home spa treatment will make you feel more comfortable and you won't have to rush the process.

Go on an outdoor adventure

Being outdoors is one of the most effective stress relievers you can find. And the great thing is that you don't have to spend a lot of money.

You can decide whether you'd rather take a road trip to a nearby town, or even go for a nature walk or bike ride if you feel like it.

There are different ways to connect with nature, so the choice is yours.

Have a cooking challenge

You can also try cooking something completely new at home. Think of something you've always wanted to try but never had the chance.

Maybe you've always wanted to try making cheesecake or a new breakfast recipe. You'll have your Easter meals sorted and have fun exploring interesting recipes. Yum!

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