When we’re stressed, self-care goes a long way to getting us feeling better, but what is self-care? It’s about knowing what your body needs to feel its best. The WHO describes it like this:
Self-Care is what people do for themselves to establish and maintain health, and to prevent and deal with illness. It is a broad concept encompassing hygiene (general and personal), nutrition (type and quality of food eaten), lifestyle (sporting activities, leisure etc), environmental factors (living conditions, social habits, etc.) socio-economic factors (income level, cultural beliefs, etc.) and self-medication.
For me, self-care isn’t selfish, a one-time thing when you’re at your worst, or a self-indulgent excuse to treat yourself. Self-care is a major part of wellness and knowing yourself enough to know when you need a little extra R&R. Anything cozy is the name of the game for me at the moment. Dim lighting, twinkle lights, a fireplace, and a blanket. Perfection.
7 Self-care gift ideas
Let’s get into 7 of my favorite self-care gift ideas!
What do you have your eye on this holiday season?
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