Most of us do not have the capacity to practice self-care regularly as we are caught up with work, study and family responsibilities. This will lead to depression, distractibility, fatigue and anger. Make time for self-care so you can maintain a healthy mind and body.
Have you taken time for yourself lately?
If you haven’t, let’s step up your self-care game with any of these 5 self-care activities you can do in Klang Valley with RM100!
Book a therapy session at the Malaysian Mental Health Association (MMHA)
Are you constantly feeling anxious, depressed or unhappy? Let the therapist at the Malaysian Mental Health Association (MMHA) help you!
The non-profit voluntary organisation was founded in 1967 by a group of mental health professionals and community leaders from the University of Malaya Medical Centre. Aiming to promote mental health awareness, MMHA provides affordable therapy sessions for the public.
For only RM50 per session (each session lasts around 30 minutes), you can get help from the trainee counsellors. For more information, call +603 2780 6803.
Refer to this list if you’re looking for affordable mental health services in Malaysia.
Calm your mind and body with yoga
If you’re looking for a low-impact workout, try yoga! Yoga will not only help you to manage stress, but you will also notice a significant improvement in sleep quality and flexibility when you practice it regularly.
Located in TTDI, Nafas Yoga offers a wide range of yoga classes such as flow classes which focus on connecting your breathing, movement and alignment through fun sequences.
For first-time customers, you can enjoy unlimited classes for one week at only RM100. Find out more about Nafas Yoga, here.
Treat yourself to a foot massage at Thai Odyssey
Foot massage is proven to reduce tension, ease pain and improve circulation. Head over to any of the Thai Odyssey branches to enjoy authentic Thai foot massage from their trained therapists.
As you step into the massage parlour, the tranquil ambience will help you to relax. A foot massage session will normally begin with a brief foot scrub to remove dead skin cells. During the massage, make sure to switch off your phone and simply enjoy!
There are more than 10 branches of Thai Odyssey in Klang Valley so make sure you check their website to locate the nearest branch to you.
RM66 for 30 minutes
RM76 for 45 minutes
RM83 for 60 minutes
Unwind at Purradise Cat Cafe
Leave all your worries at home and spend some time with furry friends at Purradise Cat Cafe located in TTDI. At only RM21 for an hour session, you get to enjoy one complimentary beverage and therapeutic moments with their friendly cats.
Home to about 20 fur babies, you can also purchase an unlimited daily pass at RM59 per person and not worry about the time limit!
Visit the Purradise Cat Cafe site for more information.
Pack your overnight bag and check-in at The Bed KLCC
Having a routine can be helpful, especially in times of unpredictability. However many of us tend to feel unproductive after following the same routine for some time.
To break your daily routine, try doing something new. Pack your overnight bag and head over to The Bed KLCC. The Insta-friendly hotel is situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur and equipped with basic and clean necessities. Each pod comes with a table for writing or laptop use, personal reading light, hangers and a clothes rack, a towel and a personal power socket.
If you want to make new friends during your stay, you can choose the single pod in a shared room and a private single room is also available if you just want some alone time.
Find out where you can get the best travel deals, here.
Single pod in a shared room: from RM79
Private single room: from RM100
Self-care is all about paying attention to what your body needs the most. Make sure you take the time to be attentive to what your body needs to be the best version of yourself!