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:
Fuel your body: Get enough rest/sleep
Good Nutrition: Make sure to eat healthy and stay hydrated
Make sure to keep up with Doctor’s appointments
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:
2. Go to a religious service
3. Pray daily
A few Positive Affirmations and Quotes for today and every day:
I am unique
I am happy with who I am
I am and strive to be a good person
I choose to see the good in people I interact with every day
" One small positive thought can change your whole day." Zig Ziglar
" Believe you can and you’re halfway there." Theodore Roosevelt
" I will go anywhere as long as it’s forward . " David Livingston
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