01 Mar 24Self Care

Why It's an Essential to Maintain Good Health

In our busy lives, it's easy to forget about our own well-being. But prioritizing self-care isn't a luxury, it's crucial for preventing physical, emotional, and mental health problems.

Self-care is about nurturing your physical, mental, and emotional health. It involves making intentional choices that replenish your energy, reduce stress, and boost your overall well-being.


Why is self care so important?

  • Reduces stress and anxiety: Chronic stress can harm your physical and mental health. Self care activities like spending time in nature, meditation, or yoga can help you manage stress and relax.
  • Improves physical health: Healthy habits like getting enough sleep, eating nutritious food, and exercising regularly are key to a strong immune system, reduced risk of chronic diseases, and increased energy levels.
  • Enhances mental wellbeing: Taking care of yourself helps you combat negativity, depression, and burnout. Spending time with loved ones, pursuing hobbies, or simply unplugging can improve your mood and emotional well-being.
  • Strengthens relationships: By taking care of ourselves, we have more emotional energy and patience for loved ones, fostering stronger and healthier connections.

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Finding what works for you is key. It's about identifying activities that bring you joy, peace, relaxation, and flow, and integrating them into your daily life, even for just a few minutes.

Liz Flynn of Mirasol Therapies offers a 6-session Self Care course at Seachange in Budleigh. The course teaches practical techniques for stress reduction, pain management, improved digestion, mood, and sleep.

The course starts on Wednesday, March 13th, from 2:30pm to 3:30pm and runs every other week. To learn more or reserve your space, visit the Seachange reception or call 01395 446896.

Remember, prioritising self care is not selfish, it's essential for living a healthy and fulfilling life.

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“When you are here at Seachange, people care about your wellbeing and they want to help you. That includes the reception staff, the café, and the managers. It really does make a difference.”

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