6 Easy Self-care Tips

December 14, 2014

By Joyce Odidison

December 14, 2014

By Joyce Odidison

Are you guilty of not taking time for self-care?

Here are 6 powerful self-care tips to get you started.

As care givers, parents and business owners, we take time to care for others needs and spend very little time on our own needs and self-care. This habit can have serious health risks.Self-care tips - Interpersonal Wellness - Wellness Coaching

Here are six self-care tips I have used to keep my high functioning and well:

  • Rest – Don’t compromise with your rest. I will go to bed early and I rest every Saturday for at least 2 hours.
  • Power naps – Take power naps during the day. 15 to 30 minutes should do
  • Exercise – I exercise 5 times per week for 30 – 50 minutes because it is a great way to get oxygen to my cells and strengthen my heart
  • Eliminate Low Nutrition Foods – Identify and eradicate most high stress foods they take vital energy from my body. I ask myself, will the ingredients in this food produce healthy cells in my body? If no, then I remove it from my diet or eat it sparingly
  • Relationships – Strengthening relationships with people who are positive, healthy, joyful, generous and grateful.  I have learnt to keep my interactions with “mind sappers” and “energy sappers” to a limit. I pray for them but I don’t need to have daily lengthy conversations with them.
  • Supplements – Add the right supplements that add value to your body. I listen to my body and not the latest fads. I use my diet as a guideline and ensure I am getting a whole nutrition in my foods or I supplement to make up.

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Remember, healthy people should practice self-care because home-care is for the sick and elderly.

Hope these self-care tips help you as you get through the busy holiday season.

To Your Wellness,

Joyce

About the author

Joyce Odidison is a Conflict Analyst, Speaker, Author, thought leader, and the world’s leading expert on the Wellness Competency Alignment concept to improve and measure wellness behaviours in organizations. Joyce is President & CEO of Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc. for over 25. She is Founder of the Global Workplace Wellness Summit and What’s Happening at Work podcast. Joyce is the author of six books. She has Founded and leads Coach Velocity School of Coaching, an approved program by the International Coach Federation (ICF). She is the Publisher of Faces of Workplace Wellness Magazine. Joyce is a C-Suite level workplace wellness expert and corporate trainer driving inclusive workplace wellness strategies for organizations globally. She can be reached at phone 1 877 999-9591 www.interpersonalwellness.com

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