Self Care Strategies

A growing trend – and one that’s here to stay – is the movement toward making self care a priority in one’s life. By practicing it, you can live a healthier, more fulfilled life than people have in the past.

Within the trend, you’ll find a plethora of things that you can do to take care of yourself. These things include stress management, beauty care, sleep, diet and fitness, longevity and more.

One of the important trends for 2019 is found in the area of mental self care. With so much going on in the world – from upheaval within your own hometown to upheaval elsewhere in the world as well as online, it’s important that people know how to soothe emotional turmoil or build boundaries that eliminate technology and get you back in touch with a world void of so much “noise.” Continue reading

Self-care is essential for both mental and physical wellness. It fosters a healthy lifestyle, which ensures that your body functions optimally. Self-care involves self-love, self-respect, self-awareness, and self-understanding. In other words, it involves doing what you feel is right for your health.

Although self-care may be elusive, especially if you have a very busy schedule, it is important to note that prioritizing your needs is essential for your wellness. This article explores a few steps to guide you on how to incorporate self-care into your busy schedule.

Healthy Eating

Healthy eating ensures that your body gets adequate nutrients to function at an optimal level. The nutrients reduce your vulnerability to diseases and infections by keeping your immune system strong. To ensure you eat healthy, it is important to plan your diet in a way that incorporates carbohydrates, vitamins, proteins, and other nutrients that are essential for body processes. Continue reading

Self care seems like an impossible idea for many people to even consider. When they add up all the things they have to do at home, plus at work, not to mention scheduling things with family and friends, self care just doesn’t fit into the picture.

Part of the reason it gets tossed out the window is because there’s an all or nothing way of looking at the time you have or the energy that it takes to practice self care. You might assume that it means something like jetting off for an island getaway or relaxing by the pool for an entire afternoon.

When you think about it like that, if you have a packed schedule already, you dismiss the idea of self care needlessly. But the time it takes to make sure you get taken care of doesn’t have to take all day, half a day or even a full hour. Continue reading