Self-care is the active participation of enhancing your physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health, which can lead to a better quality of life, greater self-awareness and reduce stress. It is important to maintain the physical, emotional and mental components of self-care in order to achieve an overall state of wellness.  Below are a few tools and resources to get you started.

Self-Care and Wellness


Benefits of Practicing Yoga 
Yoga incorporates breathing exercises, meditation and poses designed to encourage relaxation, promote better self-care and reduce stress. Practicing yoga is said to come with numerous benefits for both mental and physical health. The U.S. military, the National Institutes of Health and other large organizations are listening to — and incorporating — scientific validation of yoga’s value in health care. Numerous studies show yoga’s benefits in arthritis, osteopenia, balance issues, oncology, women’s health, chronic pain and other specialties.

Introduction To Laughter Yoga

Take Your Dog For A Walk
Dog owners enjoy numerous health and social benefits by walking their dog several times a week. Benefits include improved cardiovascular fitness, lower blood pressure, stronger muscles and bones (built up by walking regularly), and decreased stress. A regular walk is vitally important for your pet's health too.  Enjoy your walk.

Dog Walk

Affirmations Are Dynamic and Practical 
Positive affirmations are positive phrases or statements used to challenge and eliminate negative or unhelpful thoughts that would hold one back.  Positive affirmations are widely accepted and well-established in psychological studies.