Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Tips for Caring for Yourself

Tips For Taking Care of Yourself ---
1. Make time for yourself and get regular breaks.
You may experience less anger and depression and, as a result, fewer unhealthy physiological responses to those emotions.

2. Don’t be afraid to ask for help.
Some people may feel that asking for help is admitting they can’t handle the demands Give yourself credit for all that you are doing, recognize the size and number of responsibilities you are carrying, and then ask a family member or friend to share the load.

3. Find healthy ways to relieve stress.
Exercise, meditate, listen to music, read a good book, take a hot bath and try to create some calm.

4. When you feel stuck, try just one thing.
If your situation seems overwhelming and you feel helpless in the face of it, identify just one positive action you can take and then do it.

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