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Include small wellness practices in daily life

Keeping a daily journal, doing yoga, or simply changing a mundane chore into a fast meditation are all examples of wellness practises.

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Stigmas can stand in the way of your ability to value and care for yourself.

They can leave you with feelings of shame, sadness, self-doubt and other self-sabotaging emotions.

The world is filled with stigmas around mental health, and choosing to reject them is an important component of self-advocacy.

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  • Creating a lifestyle that supports wellness (physical and mental) requires knowledge about your best options, what can work best for you, what can be the best approach, etc.
  • When you learn more and know the facts, it’s a lot easier to design a self-care plan and find the help or resources you need.

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