Join Defence Team Members to Celebrate International Self-Care Day

July 24, 2020 – Defence Stories

Celebrate International Self-Care Day on July 24th!
Celebrate International Self-Care Day on July 24th!

On July 24, the Defence Team is proud to recognize International Self-Care Day. As we navigate these challenging times together, there is no better time to prioritize personal well-being.

According to the World Health Organization, “Self-care is the ability of individuals and communities to promote, maintain health, and prevent disease” and is a broad concept that encompasses “hygiene, nutrition, lifestyle, environmental, and socio-economic factors.”

Although the thought of self-care may conjure visions of spa days, it actually comes in many different forms. It is important to prioritize your well-being by checking-in with yourself, your loved ones, and your colleagues.

Self-care is an integral part of our lives and has many benefits to both our psychological and physical health. Prioritizing self-care when faced with competing and stressful responsibilities and commitments can seem daunting.

How does one find the time and rationale to care for oneself? Read below to learn some tips on how you can incorporate self-care into your daily routine:

Self-care is not a one-size-fits all endeavour. Do what is best for your needs and situation! The rewards for you, your family, and your team are long-lasting and impactful.

Remember you are not alone in this!

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