Self-Care Can Boost your Self Esteem and Confidence Many of us are stuck plugging away at the day-to-day grind and left feeling inadequate and unfulfilled at the end of the day. Life can be exhausting, depleting and down right nasty at times. It’s especially important during those times to initiate self-care techniques. Not only begin, but create habits of self-care to replenish the mind, body and spirit. Another unique benefit of self-care is the boost of confidence and s
Self-Care Strategies for Stress Management Stress happens to all of us. Throughout life undoubtedly there will be stress related to any number of things, such as family issues, work-related stressors, financial problems, illness or the loss of loved ones. While we cannot control what the world throws in our direction, we can control how the stress affects our lives. Self-care strategies are an excellent way to do just that! Self-care, in a nutshell, is the act of being good
Self-Care for Women, Through Positive Self Talk Ladies, let’s face it: We are often our own worst critics. We spend more time beating ourselves down than raising ourselves up, and it needs to stop! By now we’ve all heard about self-care and the many benefits of “me” time. We know self-care is not selfish or indulgent, but an effort to replenish and restore balance in our lives. Both men and women spend a great deal of time tending to the needs of others. Of the two though
What’s the Difference Between Self-Care and Self-Love? While the two may sound alike, self-care and self-love are very different. In the simplest of terms, self-care is what we do for ourselves and self-love is how we feel about ourselves. Both are extremely important for overall health and wellness, and somewhat dependent on one another to restore and maintain balance in our lives. What is Self-Care? As above, self-care is all about taking care of ourselves through action.
Self-Care Habits to Practice Daily Chances are part of your daily routine already consists of a few self-care habits and you don’t even realize it. Do you take a daily multivitamin? Read a daily devotional or practice another meditation technique to get your mind, body and spirit aligned for the day? Anything beneficial you do for you could be considered a self-care tactic. The problem is we don’t take enough time to participate in self-care routines, or even notice the on
Develop Your Own Self-Care Plan Self-care isn’t a one-size-fits-all type of deal. Just as each person is unique, self-care plans should be individualized as well. When pursuing a plan for self-care, it’s necessary to analyze your current lifestyle, answer a few questions and make a few decisions. Below you’ll find a four-step process for identifying which area or areas of self-care are needed, some suggestions on self-care techniques to help get you started and how to imple
How Can You Take Care of Your Mind? An essential part of wellness is self-care. Technology has made leaps and bounds in the last 20 years, which is a good thing for most of us. However, there is a downside. The number of tasks we can accomplish in a single day are also substantially higher. This increased expectation of productivity takes a great toll on our minds. Technology can only do so much. There is always a human behind the machine. Day in and day out we stretch o
How Can You Take Care of Your Body and Physical Health? Each of us were given a single physical vessel to make it through our entire lifetime. Apart from general health and wellness, such as eating a healthy diet, routine exercise and getting enough quality sleep, we should also establish and maintain a self-care regimen. Many haven’t quite grasped the concept yet of self-care or are stuck in the mindset that it’s self-indulgent and there simply isn’t enough time in the day.