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United to Lead, to Promote, to Secure, and to Defend

Dr. Beau A. Nelson, Chief Clinical Officer – FHE Health and Sunlight Recovery

Self-care activities are essential for everyone as they provide a vital foundation for mental, emotional, and physical well-being. Taking time for oneself helps manage stress, promotes a positive mindset, and enhances overall resilience. It’s a holistic approach that fosters balance, rejuvenates the spirit, and empowers individuals to navigate life’s challenges with greater clarity and vitality.


There may be many reasons why we don’t seem to be able to find time to take care of ourselves. We may think that it is selfish. We may just not make time for it. Maybe self-care only comes after we push too far and cannot do more. Sometimes there just doesn’t seem like there’s any energy to use for us at the end of the day.


Self-care is about giving time, energy, and good things to us. It doesn’t have to be a lot. What we have learned is that a little bit of time for ourselves can help to recharge us and allow us to be better when we’re facing the challenges and demands of the day. Little things can make a difference. If you take time for yourself, it pays big rewards. Rather than waiting until you burnout or just don’t have anything left, try, and take a few moments each day to work on your physical, emotional, or spiritual self.


Here are a few things that you can do to help energize and take care of yourself amid a busy, chaotic, and often stressful life. Make the time, you are worth it!

Physical:

Emotional:

Spiritual and Holistic:

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