self-care

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self-care

(sĕlf′kâr′)
n.
The act of engaging in activities or behaviors that help one achieve or maintain good physical or mental health, especially to mitigate the effects of stress or trauma: "Self-care is not only an act of kindness toward yourself, it's also a necessary component of life now. We're constantly being bombarded with negative images and narratives" (Dom Jones). "It's important to make time for self-care, and you might be surprised by how much better you'll feel, both physically and emotionally, if you invest in improving your mental health" (Linsha Qi).
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After all, if you're not taking care of yourself then taking care of others is much harder.
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While both the certification and recertification programs are designed to advance the overall knowledge of practitioners in the corrections field, I would like to encourage you to see the recertification program as an opportunity to recharge your batteries and focus on empowering your mental strength and taking care of yourself through different activities.
Taking care of other people, especially children, means taking care of yourself. In caregiver professions, like that of camp counselor, there is often the assumption that the best thing to offer is your entire self, forsaking personal needs for the good of others.
* Taking care of yourself and family matters while dealing with overwork and stress
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You cant help others if you arent taking care of yourself. Dont think its selfish either you have to make sure you are mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually fit first.