What is Self-Care?

Self-care is ANY activity that you engage in with the goal of taking care of your mental, emotional, and/or physical health. While this process may sound simple, it’s something that some tend overlook. Good and consistent self-care is key to your overall improved mood, reduced anxiety, and reduced unhealthy stress. Self-care is a key ingredient to successful relationship with yourself and others.

This article from Forbes, provides 10 easy habits to get you started on the path to consistent self-care.

I would like to be clear that this blog post is not intended to substitute for professional counseling. If you are in need of support, please consider speaking to a professional counselor.

Cheryl D. Perry MA LPCA NCC

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Cheryl Perry

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in private practice in Charlotte NC working with individual adults working through symptoms such as stress, anxiety, depression. I also work with adults working to make sense of expected or unexpected life transitions. I also work with LGBTQ+ individuals living with feelings of isolation or simply in need of a safe space to discuss uneasy feelings they have experienced in life.