The ability of individuals, families and communities to promote health, prevent disease, maintain health, and to cope with illness and disability with or without the support of a healthcare provider.
As more and more people are starting to talk about self-care, it’s becoming more mainstream. The definitions have started to become more applicable to the everyone and tend to focus on tuning in to one’s needs and meeting those needs.
“Self-care is anything that you do for yourself that feels nourishing” says Marni Amsellem, PHD, A licensed Psychologist based in Trumbull Conneticut.
Self-care is all the steps you take to tend to your physical and emotional health in the ways you are best able to do so.