What is Self-care?

How we engage our minds, fuel our bodies and move our bodies all independently impact our stress and well-being. The key to finding balance is through our own self-care. Taking time for yourself is usually the last thing on your mind when you are feeling overwhelmed.

But the age-old analogy of putting the air mask on yourself before those around you is so important to take to heart. If we don’t ensure that we are replenishing our own “giving tanks” before we pour it out onto others we can run the risk of burning out.

This week, do something small to engage your mind, fuel your body or move your body on a daily basis and see how these small actions build up your resiliency to stress. Try to reflect on your actions daily and see which areas of self-care need your attention

What is the difference between self-care and healthy habits: read more here.

To learn more about how self-care affects your stress – check out this resource.

July 13, 2018