WHAT IS SELF CARE?
Self Care is how we look after our minds, body, and spirit. Self Care is anything that we intentionally do that helps us feel complete, relaxed, valued, sane, safe, comforted etc.
Self Care is important for our physical and mental health as well as our relationships.
RESOURCES FOR SELF CARE
Mindfulness is one way to practice self care.
Taking Good Care of Yourself, an article from Mental Health America
Why Self-Care is Important for your Physical & Mental Health, an article & video from HealthyPlace
Self-help Isn't Enough for Native Women, an article examining the Western origins of the concept of 'self' and how it relates to women in a collectivist culture.