• 65 things to do on a self care day
    Lifestyle,  Healthy Living

    65 Things To Do On A Self-Care Day

    There are many ways we can incorporate self-care into our lives. Mental health experts talk about the five dimensions of self-care; physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual. Below I have given examples of the different activities you can do to reduce stress and live a happier life.     Physical This pertains to the physical aspect of our health so our exercise, nutrition, rest and relaxation.  Go for a walk Stretch Go on a hike For for a swim Go to a workout class Get a manicure/pedicure Get a massage Sing like no one’s listening Dance like no one’s watching Eat healthy food Retail therapy (within reason) Take a long warm…

  • How To: Plan A Self-Care Day 3
    Lifestyle,  Healthy Living

    How To: Plan A Self-Care Day

    It has only been 4 weeks since we started back to school and self-care has never been more needed! There are so many students that need help but only so many hours in a day. It can get really overwhelming. As a social worker, I am BIG on self-care. So, after having a little mental breakdown last week, I decided that I need to actually plan my self-care time. Otherwise, I won’t make it a priority and my mental health will suffer.     What is self-care?   Self-care is an action you do to take care of your physical, spiritual, and mental health. It is key to an improved…