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lynnchan last edited by maitatoy
Many people say that practicing self-care is good for your mental health... but what exactly is self-care? What are some ways I can practice self-care? What are your go-to self-care routines?
@lynnchan Thanks for your question, Lynn! When people use the word "self-care" it's usually in the context of a caregiver - someone who is caring for another. This makes sense because you can't give what you don't have, so if you're running on empty, no one benefits from that - including yourself. Here's a list of tips and helplines that can get you started: https://www.ourbetterworld.org/story/caring-others-dont-forget-about-yourself