Motivational Mondays: Self Care

Self Care is important, especially in these days of uncertainty.

It’s important we take time for self care, physically, emotionally and spiritually.

Self-care has been defined as "a multidimensional, multifaceted process of purposeful engagement in strategies that promote healthy functioning and enhance well-being."


How to practice self care Physically:


  1. Fuel your body: Get enough rest/sleep

  2. Good Nutrition: Make sure to eat healthy and stay hydrated

  3. Make sure to keep up with Doctor’s appointments

  4. Get 30 minutes of exercise every day



“Whether you talk to a partner or close friend about how you feel, or you set aside time for leisure activities that help you process your emotions, it's important to incorporate emotional self-care into your life.”


How to practice self care Emotionally:


1. Stay connected to family and friends

2. Entertain your passions and hobbies that make you happy

3. Listen to music

4. Watch an uplifting movie




Research shows that a lifestyle including religion or spirituality is an important component for a healthy lifestyle.


“Nurturing your spirit, however, doesn't have to involve religion. It can involve anything that helps you develop a deeper sense of meaning, understanding, or connection with the universe.”


How to practice self care Spiritually:


1. Meditate

2. Go to a religious service

3. Pray daily




A few Positive Affirmations and Quotes for today and every day:

  1. I am unique

  2. I am happy with who I am

  3. I am and strive to be a good person

  4. I choose to see the good in people I interact with every day



  1. " One small positive thought can change your whole day." Zig Ziglar

  2. " Believe you can and you’re halfway there." Theodore Roosevelt

  3. " I will go anywhere as long as it’s forward . " David Livingston


Written and Submitted by GSS Agent#3013

Works Cited:

Very well self care.com

https://www.verywellmind.com/self-care-strategies-overall-stress-reduction-3144729#:~:text=Physical%20self%2Dcare%20includes%20how,of%20good%20physical%20self%2Dcare.

Keep Inspiringme.com

https://www.keepinspiring.me/positive-quotes-and-sayings/




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