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


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.