Types of Self-Care.

There are six types of self-care: emotional, physical, social, practical, mental, and spiritual. Focus on activities that help you to stay fit and healthy and with enough energy to get through your work and personal commitments.

  • Develop a regular sleep routine.

  • Don't check your email or social media channels within one hour of waking.

  • Aim for a healthier diet.

  • Take your lunch break.

  • Go for a walk at lunchtime or on your breaks.

  • Take your dog for a walk after work.

  • Take a personal day or Use your sick leave if needed.

  • Journal daily or at least 3-4 times weekly.

  • Go to a group fitness class.

  • Connect with your friends at least biweekly for dinner/drinks.

  • Read daily affirmations, study the word and/or go to or watch online or tv worship services.

  • Meditate and/or yoga.

  • Speak with a therapist or a friend your comfortable with.

Know your worth: Self-care is so important to maintain a healthy relationship with self as it produces positive feelings and boosts your confidence and self-esteem. Also, self-care is necessary to remind yourself and others that you and your needs are important too. ... ensures that you stay sharp, motivated and healthy.