SELF CARE

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. 

Awesome Self-Care Checklist

Taking Good Care of Yourself, an article from Mental Health America 

Why Self-Care is Important for your Physical & Mental Healthan article & video from HealthyPlace

8 Self-Care Ideas for Busy Parents

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. 

10 Tips for What to Do When You're in Over Your Head

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at    1-800-273-TALK (8255) and follow their guidance.

Crisis Text Line

Text trained crisis counselors about anything that's on your mind.  Free. Confidential. 24/7.

Text  741-741

If danger for self-harm seems imminent, call 911.