It is surprising how many of us ignore these basic needs for our physical and mental health. There are many self-care practices that we sometimes neglect. These are the basics needs we should be doing for ourselves everyday.
Below are some and items I will be working on for myself. At the bottom of this post are more links for you to find ways to work on your own self-care.
Emotional self-care is being able to identify, understand, and care for our emotions, plus being able to cope with life stresses.
-Stop Being a people pleaser
-Stop Apologizing for things I didn't do
diet, getting enough solid sleep, regular health check ups, not getting too much sun exposure, and good hygiene.
Mental self-care is learning to manage my thoughts, seek help when needed, engaging my brain and setting clear boundaries. It is a balance of mind, body and soul.
-Start to focus on the positive.
Social self-care is social interaction with friends and family. The relationships you create.