Most people view showering as a necessary chore, but it doesn’t have to be that way. With a few simple changes, you can turn your shower into a fun and relaxing experience. Here are fifteen ways to make showering more fun!
1. Install a rainfall shower head for a luxurious experience.
A rainfall shower head can turn your shower into a spa-like experience. The gentle flow of water feels amazing, and it can help you relax after a long day.
2. Add some essential oils to your shower routine to boost your mood.
There are certain essential oils that can help you relax or feel energized. Add a few drops to your shower routine, and see how it makes you feel. BodyRestore has a wide range of essential oils and is a good place to start finding the right one for you.
3. Invest in some nice shower products.
If you’re using cheap, harsh products, that could be part of the reason why you don’t enjoy showering. Upgrade to some nicer products, and your skin will thank you. You’ll also feel better about taking care of yourself.
4. Set the mood with lighting and music.
If you create a relaxing atmosphere, you’ll be more likely to enjoy showering. Candles and soft lighting can help, as well as soothing music. Consider installing a waterproof Bluetooth speaker in your shower.
5. Take your time.
One of the reasons people hate showering is because they feel rushed. If you can, take your time and enjoy the experience. Let the water flow over you, and don’t worry about rushing through your routine.
6. Exfoliate regularly.
If you exfoliate your skin, it will be softer and smoother. That can make showering more pleasant, and it’s good for your skin. Just be sure to use a gentle exfoliator so you don’t irritate your skin.
You can also try a loofah, which helps you scrub away dead skin cells, and feels good on your skin. If you don’t like loofahs, you can use a washcloth instead.
7. Shower with a friend (or multiple friends).
If you’re feeling lonely, why not shower with a friend? It’s a great way to bond, and it can make the experience more enjoyable. We know what you’re thinking. But who said you have to shower all naked? You can also shower with your partner for a good bonding exercise.
8. Invest in a shower seat.
If you have trouble standing for long periods of time, a shower seat can be a godsend. You can sit down and relax, and it can make showering much more enjoyable.
9. Give yourself a mini-massage.
While you’re in the shower, take the time to give yourself a mini-massage. It feels great, and it can help you relax. You should focus on your neck and shoulders for the best results. If you want an even better experience, consider investing in a massager.
10. Turn up the heat (or turn down the heat).
If you’re not comfortable with the temperature, that can make showering unpleasant. Play around with the temperature until you find what works best for you.
11. Do some stretches while you’re in the shower.
Stretching is a great way to start or end your day. You can do a few simple stretches while you’re in the shower, and it can help you relax.
12. Play some games.
If you have young children, shower time can be a great opportunity to play games with them. It’s a good fun activity, a great way to bond, and it can make showering more fun for both of you. For example, you can sing songs together or engage in a water fight as you’re showering.
13. Make it a sensory experience.
While you’re in the shower, pay attention to all of your senses. Notice the feel of the water on your skin, the smell of the soap, and the sound of the water flowing. You can also take a few deep breaths and focus on your breathing. It can be a very relaxing experience.
14. Try something new.
This is an excellent, low-effort way to make showering more fun. If you’re bored with your shower routine, try something new. Change up your products, try a new scent, or exfoliate your skin in a different way. You may be surprised at how much you enjoy it.
15. Talk to someone.
If you’re feeling lonely, give someone a call while you’re in the shower. It’s a great way to connect with someone, and it can make the experience more enjoyable.
However, be sure to use hands-free devices so you can keep your hands free for other things. Also, the sound of running water can make it difficult for you to hear each other. Noise-cancellation earphones might be helpful in this case.
Alternate Between Hot and Cold
We’re talking about something called contrast bath therapy where you are exposed to alternating heat exposure with cold and hot. This therapy has been known to produce rapid changes in your circulatory system by triggering increased blood circulation. Try it!
And that’s a wrap!
There you have it, 15 ways to make showering more fun. Give some of these a try and see how they work for you. And don’t forget, if you’re not enjoying your shower, there’s no shame in taking a break from it and it’s not the only way to stay clean. Sometimes a nice soak in the tub can be just what you need.
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