September Self-Care Awareness


National Self-Care Awareness

September Care

September is National Self- Care Awareness Month

While there is no single definition of self-care, it is often described as performing a series of actions to improve your physical, mental, and emotional well-being.  Use the month of September to make self-care a part of your daily routine - Practice being good to yourself. It can be as simple as conscious breath in the morning or as luxurious as time away from everyday life pressures.  The kindness we show towards ourselves will manifest into a kinder world for all as well as significantly lowering unhealthy amounts of stress.


The benefits of practicing personal Self-Care, are too numerous to mention but here are a few to get us started. When we take care of our own needs first, we are better equipped to help others and

  • When we take care of our own needs first, we are better equipped to help others
  • Our health improves
  • Our emotional stability improves
  • Our outlook on life improves
  • We smile more
  • We live our lives with purpose and joy

Not to mention… taking care of ourselves brings us joy and joy is the highest energetic vibration. When we raise our energetic vibration, in turn, it raises the vibration of those around us. So… if there is one thing that YOU can do for the betterment of society… it is to take care of yourself!

Tips To Practice Self-Care:

  • Reflect on what you are grateful for in the seasons of life.
  • Make yourself a joyful music playlist
  • Add some flowers to your life today
  • Go sit in nature and be still and listen.
  • Sleep in or make the time for an extra slow morning
  • Make a bucket list of things you want to do by the end of the year
  • Read
  • Do something that makes you smile
  • Take a social media break
  • Dance to Music
  • Practice deep breathing

Adapted from: Evolve To Live Self-Care - It all Starts with you!

September is Self-Care Awareness Month

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