People come to Pinterest to find positive inspiration to create a life they love. As the pandemic essentially triggered a mental health movement, with rising searches for new forms of practices to take care of themselves and heal from the past year.
While February is typically a time to celebrate love, people are increasingly interested to find ways to love themselves and practice self-acceptance, as search increases for “how to love myself” (6x)¹ and “how to heal yourself” (4x) trending upward significantly on Pinterest over the past several months.
The pandemic essentially triggered a mental health movement, with rising searches for new forms of practices. New ways to practice wellness include:
- Painting: The term “mental health painting” has doubled compared to last year.
- Journaling: Journaling is also a popular technique with searches for “mental health journaling” up 10x.
- Self love practices: Pinners are in search of inspirational quotes to be less critical and appreciate themselves, with searches for “self love quotes” 7x greater and “self acceptance quotes” up 80% compared to last year.”