Embrace repeat experiences - Deepstash
Self-Care Ideas

Learn more about personaldevelopment with this collection

Cultivating self-awareness and self-reflection

Prioritizing and setting boundaries for self-care

Practicing mindfulness and presence

Self-Care Ideas

Discover 36 similar ideas in

It takes just

6 mins to read

Embrace repeat experiences

Even if you've experienced something before, don't assume that you have experiened all the joy that there is to gain from it!

Novelty is often overrated.


101 reads


Spend more time alone

Spend more time alone

This is commonly viewed as a negative experience but actually has lots of benefits, like:

  • Benefiting social relationships
  • Improving creativity and confidence
  • Making you better at regulating emotions

When you feel stressed out, try taking some time for yourse...


409 reads

Try doing nothing

Try doing nothing

Reject the idea of busyness as a status symbol. Not taking time to slow down can cause burnout, anxiety disorders, and stress-related health issues.

Doing nothing can recharge us and make us more productive when we get back into it.


162 reads

Enjoy your "guilty pleasures"

Enjoy your "guilty pleasures"

Sometimes we need a mental break and not always be working on solving intellectual problems or doing something "productive".

If a TV show or song is enjoyable to you, why feel embarassed or guilty about it?


144 reads

Instead of dwelling on regrets, focus on self improvement.

Instead of dwelling on regrets, focus on self improvement.

If you try to ignore upsetting feelings like regret, it can diminish your joy or even manifest itself as physical pain.Β 

Instead, slow down, be aware of the present moment and what sensations you are feeling, and accept how you feel while understanding that this feeling won't last forever.


126 reads

Enjoy things when they're good

Enjoy things when they're good

Let go of negative expectations and accept that we can never perfectly prepare for a challenge.

Be present in the current moment and savor good experiences and feelings.


147 reads

Learn to accept compliments

Looking at your accomplishments positively decreases stress and encourages better habits!

Accept compliments that others give you and give yourself compliments as well.


140 reads

Make more "casual" friends

Make more "casual" friends

Going through your day and greeting your neighbors, the barista, fellow members in a gym class, etc. makes you feel more connected and creates a feeling of belonging to a community.

These "weak ties":

  • improve our job prospects
  • can give us valuable recomme...


189 reads

Related collections

More like this

Long-term success

We often think that we need to have talent and confidence before we can accomplish something.

In reality, talent is often overrated. It is small accomplishments that lead to confidence.


Telling people something novel doesn't always mean surprising them. It could mean telling them something they knew unconsciously but were unable to put into words. In fact, those insights are often more valuable because they are more fundamental.

The way to get novelty is to write ab...

Novelty And Security In Tragedy

There is a certain gruesome novelty in tragedy, as we normally see other people in highly unpleasant and deadly circumstances, while we are safe.

There is a mix of emotions that is experienced, ranging from joy, grief, pity and delight.


Explore the World’s

Best Ideas

200,000+ ideas on pretty much any topic. Created by the smartest people around & well-organized so you can explore at will.

An Idea for Everything

Explore the biggest library of insights. And we've infused it with powerful filtering tools so you can easily find what you need.

Knowledge Library

Powerful Saving & Organizational Tools

Save ideas for later reading, for personalized stashes, or for remembering it later.

# Personal Growth

Take Your Ideas


Organize your ideas & listen on the go. And with Pro, there are no limits.

Listen on the go

Just press play and we take care of the words.

Never worry about spotty connections

No Internet access? No problem. Within the mobile app, all your ideas are available, even when offline.

Get Organized with Stashes

Ideas for your next work project? Quotes that inspire you? Put them in the right place so you never lose them.


2 Million Stashers


5,740 Reviews

App Store


72,690 Reviews

Google Play

Ashley Anthony

This app is LOADED with RELEVANT, HELPFUL, AND EDUCATIONAL material. It is creatively intellectual, yet minimal enough to not overstimulate and create a learning block. I am exceptionally impressed with this app!


Sean Green

Great interesting short snippets of informative articles. Highly recommended to anyone who loves information and lacks patience.



Don’t look further if you love learning new things. A refreshing concept that provides quick ideas for busy thought leaders.


Shankul Varada

Best app ever! You heard it right. This app has helped me get back on my quest to get things done while equipping myself with knowledge everyday.


Jamyson Haug

Great for quick bits of information and interesting ideas around whatever topics you are interested in. Visually, it looks great as well.


Laetitia Berton

I have only been using it for a few days now, but I have found answers to questions I had never consciously formulated, or to problems I face everyday at work or at home. I wish I had found this earlier, highly recommended!


Ghazala Begum

Even five minutes a day will improve your thinking. I've come across new ideas and learnt to improve existing ways to become more motivated, confident and happier.


Giovanna Scalzone

Brilliant. It feels fresh and encouraging. So many interesting pieces of information that are just enough to absorb and apply. So happy I found this.


Read & Learn

20x Faster





Access to 200,000+ ideas


Access to the mobile app


Unlimited idea saving & library



Unlimited history



Unlimited listening to ideas



Downloading & offline access



Personalized recommendations



Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.


I agree to receive email updates