What is self-care?
Self-care is any activity or mindset that we do deliberately in order to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical health. Although it’s a simple concept, it’s something we very often overlook. Good self-care is key to improved mood and reduced anxiety.
What isn’t self-care?
Knowing what self-care is not might be even more important. It is not something that we force ourselves to do, or something we don’t enjoy doing. As Agnes Wainman explained, self-care is “something that refuels us, rather than takes from us.”
Let's Take a Deep Breath and Start Simple
What do you like? What inspires you? How do you want to feel when you walk into your space?
If those questions seem daunting, then think about your favorite book or movie. What items do you love in your closet? Believe it or not, there are clues to be found in these questions.