What is self-care, and why is it important?

self care

Sometimes we get so focused on taking care of everything around us, we forget to take care of ourselves. But taking care of ourselves is just as important as taking care of our spouse or our kids. It helps us to function at our best, to be our most present and content. Self-care looks different for everyone depending on personal preference and lifestyle, but why not try some of these suggestions to brighten up your day?

  • Watch a favorite movie with family or friends
  • Relax and take a nap
  • Eat or cook your favorite snack
  • Take a nice walk
  • Learn a new hobby or skill

So this is your reminder to take care of your mental and emotional wellbeing. No matter what activity you chose, make sure it is something that you enjoy!