Strengthen Your Self-Care With Smart Home Tech


The notion of self-care has become increasingly more prevalent in the news and across the internet as of late, and for good reason. After all, if you’re not taking good care of yourself, how can you take care of others? There are so many different ways to practice self-care that can benefit your individual needs and what you need to feel like your best self.

However, when we’re feeling especially tied up with work or other commitments, it can be easy to put our self-care practices on the back burner. Another late night at work means another skipped workout, a long day of phone meetings means cutting meals - you get the picture.

Self-care is crucial for our physical, mental, and emotional health, so prioritizing it should never feel frivolous. Smart home technology can help you destress, relax, and simply treat yourself! Read on for a roundup of relaxing routines using the free Yonomi App.


Here are a few self-care Yonomi Routines to consider:


Meditate in a Sound Bath

Between work, school, family obligations, and maintaining a social life, it can be hard to find a moment of stillness to just breathe. According to a study, individuals who participated in mindfulness-based exercises reported a significantly greater reduction in anxiety across the board. If you’ve never meditated before, don’t worry! Start small by setting easily achievable timeframes, around 2-10 minutes per day.

Create a new Routine in the Yonomi App called “My Sound Bath” with the following actions:

When you run this Routine, Yonomi will automatically create a Sonos group and sync your Sonos speakers.


Stretch it out with a Yoga Flow

Practicing yoga comes with countless benefits, including increased flexibility, better posture, and a healthier heart. Plus, it’s as easy as rolling out a mat on your living room floor and getting started. Both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant come with skills that can guide your flow, so you can simply say, “Alexa, open Yoga Studio and start for 30 minutes” and be on your way.

Create a new Routine in the Yonomi App called “My Yoga Practice” with the following actions:

  • Set temperature to 70 degrees

  • Play “Yoga & Meditation” playlist on living room Sonos Beam

  • Dim lights to 30% yellow light


Relax in the Bathtub

Sometimes, all you need is a soak in the tub with some Epsom salt and a glass of red wind to truly unwind after a long day. Turn your bathroom into your own private spa sanctuary with smart home technology.

Create a new Routine in the Yonomi App called “Bath Time” with the following actions:

  • Dim bathroom lights to 25% yellow light

  • Play “Indie Chill” playlist on Sonos PLAY:1

  • Warm up the house


Smart home technology injects both function and style into your home - so why not take full advantage and indulge in a little luxury? Self-care can help you go through life feeling more refreshed and centered, and we’re all for automating the process to better serve you. What’s your favorite self-care routine that you control with smart home tech? Let us know in the comments.