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5 Self-Care Practices for Every Area of Your Life

verywellmind.com

What is self-care?

Self-care describes a conscious act one takes in order to promote their own physical, mental, and emotional health.

  • There are many forms of self-care may take. It could be ensuring you get enough sleep every night or stepping outside for a few minutes.

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1. Physical self-care

Physical self-care includes how you're fueling your body, how much sleep you're getting, how much physical activity you are doing, and how well you're caring for your physical need.

Attending appointments, taking medication as prescribed, and managing your health are al...

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2. Social self-care

Close connections are important to your well-being. The best way to cultivate and maintain close relationships is to put time and energy into building your relationships with others.

  • Everyone has slightly different social needs. The key is to figure out your social...

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3. Mental self-care

Mental self-care including doing things that keep your mind sharp, like puzzles, or learning about a subject that fascinates you. You might find reading books or watching movies that inspire you fuels your mind.

  • Mental self-care also involves doing things that help...

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4. Spiritual self-care

Research shows that a lifestyle including religion or spirituality is generally a healthier lifestyle.

  • Nurturing your spirit, however, doesn't have to involve religion. It can involve anything that helps you develop a deeper sense of meaning, understanding, or conn...

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5. Emotional self-care

It's important to have healthy coping skills to deal with uncomfortable emotions,like anger, anxiety, and sadness.

  • Emotional self-care may include activities that help you acknowledge and express your feelings on a regular basis.
  • Whether you talk ...

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