Self-Care – Recognizing Your Own Needs

Self-Care - Recognizing Your Own Needs

Self-Care – Recognizing Your Own Needs In healthcare, self-care refers to any necessary regulatory activity that is voluntarily and deliberate, under self-managing control, and directed toward the achievement of an individual’s best possible health or well-being. Self-care can include activities such as grooming, eating, bathing, getting a massage, meditating, exercising, learning to read, doing household chores, cleaning, shopping, getting counseling, talking to friends and family, taking prescribed medications, and much more. Self-care can also encompass activities such as writing, going on vacation, participating in volunteer work, spending time with family,…

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Make Your Self Care a Priority

Make your self care a priority.

Make Your Self Care a Priority Many people find themselves in the bad habit of trying to always help others. On the surface, this doesn’t sound like a bad habit or a problem at all. In fact, it sounds rather noble. Make your self care a priority. However, after extended periods of time, we start to prioritize the needs of others over the needs of ourselves, neglecting our most basic needs and wants, which can lead to some serious long term issues both physically and mentally. Though it may sound…

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