What is Self-Care

Definition of self-care in English

self-care

NOUN

The practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health.

  1. ‘autonomy in self-care and insulin administration’
    1. 1 The practice of taking an active role in protecting one’s own well-being and happiness, in particular during periods of stress.
      ‘expressing oneself is an essential form of self-care’
      as modifier‘self-care methods such as meditation’*

     

What active role are you currently taking to protect your own well-being? Your happiness?

It is a planned activity such as exercise, mediation, reading.

In the next couple of weeks we will be looking at how to put a self care plan together. Like any new thing that you want to start you might need to find somewhere to learn how to do things, connect with others who are like minded and plan ways to look after yourself so that when stress comes along you have a plan in place to help get you through it.

You can find us on Facebook Be Right Here and our group Every Day Self Care

* As taken from https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/self-care

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