When it comes to looking after our physical and mental wellbeing, one aspect that's often overlooked is self-care. Self-care means taking time for yourself and participating in activities to improve your physical and emotional wellbeing.
We all have busy and sometimes stressful lives. It can be easy to overlook the importance of your 'me time'. Many of us are guilty of not putting ourselves first, and perceiving self-care as an indulgence. That simply isn't true- your 'me time' is a necessity!
Given the current COVID situation, your self-care should be a higher priority than ever. It's a stressful time, and looking after yourself properly will help you cope. Perhaps one good thing to come out of lockdown is the awareness of self-care. It is now more widely accepted as an essential way of caring for ourselves.
Some of the many benefits of practising self-care include:
A Positive Outlook