#HealthLove – Self Care

“Non-traditional ways to practice self-care”

“Don’t forget, you matter too” via GoodLife Fitness.

“…Self-care involves identifying your own needs, and taking the steps to meet them. It also means taking the time to do the activities that nurture you, and treating yourself as kindly as you treat others. Self-care can help you physically, emotionally and even spiritually.

Some ways to practice self-care include:

  • Meditation
  • Bubble bath
  • Going for a run
  • Gardening
  • Reading

…activities that contribute to your growth, your happiness and your enjoyment of life. Maybe that can be starting a new habit or hobby, or rekindling an old one…

How we talk to ourselves is also important. Rather than being your harshest critic, why not become your biggest fan?…

Put yourself first

While the idea of putting yourself first might seem out of character or too far from your comfort zone, remember that self-care doesn’t need to mean big changes. Start small and enjoy the sense of fulfillment…

Tips on getting started with self-care

  • Make time for yourself, even if it’s just a few minutes
  • Do things that make you feel good
  • Don’t compare your life to someone else’s
  • Don’t feel guilty…”

To read the full article, click here.

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