What Is Self-Care?

Self-care is so important, yet it is often forgotten. Self-care means you are taking the right steps toward caring for yourself. Allowing yourself to be healthier, help and care for others, live your best life and accomplish what you need and want to.

Wikipedia defines self-care as the process of taking care of oneself with behaviors that promote health and active management of illness when it occurs. Self-care is one HUGE way we can improve, better manage, and cope with our grief and daily stresses in our lives.  We need to remember self-care is not being selfish. It’s the necessary steps an individual can take to manage stresses in his or her life. By doing this it allows one to take charge of their own health and well-being.

Self-Care Wheel

There are many different forms of self-care. Click here to check out a self-care wheel broken down into numerous categories: physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual, personal and professional.

Types of self-care:

Exercise and Fitness
Pole walking
Strength training

Eating healthy/Nutrition


Joining clubs

Great options for Self-Care in Wichita

Songbird Juice Co – A 100% Plant-Based Café and Juicery.

86 Cold Press – Organic juice shop. Cleanses, Cold -Pressed Juice, Live-Cultured Yogurt, & Healthy Eat.

Club Hope

Advocates for Active Aging – Fitness Studio

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