The google definition of self care is “the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health…in particular during times of stress.”Read more
I’ll be honest—when I was in college, I really didn’t take very good care of myself.
I stayed up until the wee hours of the morning. I skipped meals. I never exercised. I smoked cigarettes, drank too much, and wore myself ragged when what I needed was to rest. I didn’t respect my body or my mind. I didn’t know how to cope with stress in healthy ways.Read more
Why is self-care essential for our emotional, mental and physical well-being?Read more
How do you feel and how are your actions based on a negative mindset? I bet not the best (and you can do that better!)Read more
Hi, I’m Sara Beeksma, a guest blogger for ColourfulHope. I write my own mental health lifestyle blog Space Debris on the struggles and management of young adults living with mental illness. I love talking about mental health and how it affects life, along with how you can affect it! Here, I want to discuss something I find super relevant to the management of my mental illnesses, namely my ADHD.
Our mental health is just as important as our physical health, but sometimes we forget to focus on it. We all lead busy lives but we can still practice simple mental health activities that can help us feel refreshed, less anxious, and ready to take on the world.