Self-care is not selfish…it is necessary. Here are some quick reasons why

by | Personal Development

1. Helps To Prevent Chronic Stress.

Everyone experiences stress from work, school, and relationships. Stress, when experienced over a long time, can really harm your health. Research shows that stress can weaken the immune system and inflame the body, making us more prone to cases of flu, weight gain, experience sleep issues, stomach ulcers, depression, diabetes, and heart disease.

Finding a self-care routine to implement during stressful times is essential to your health. 

2. Improves Your Mental Well-Being.

It has been known that engaging in a self-care routine has been clinically proven to improve concentration, increase happiness, and boost your energy.

3. Reduces Risk of Disease.

Clinical studies confirm that self-care reduces risks of cancer, heart disease, and getting a stroke. Spiritually, self-care may help keep us in tune with our higher power and your life purpose.

4. Improves Relationships.

Good self-care is key to a good relationship with oneself and others. We can only give what we have within us. So if we exhaust ourselves and just keep on giving our time and energy to others, we will have nothing left for ourselves.

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