It's important to understand that practicing self-care means taking care of your mental health in addition to your physical health. Its benefits are better physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being. Research suggests self-care promotes positive health outcomes, such as fostering resilience, living longer, and becoming better equipped to manage stress.
Living with Fibromyalgia causes a world wind of mental, emotional and physical stress. Taking time to prioritize your self along with making decisions to eliminate unnecessary stressors is life changing. Pat yourself on the back for making the decision to let go of unhealthy thought patterns and making yourself a priority today. You matter!
Here are a few simple ways that you can incorporate self-care into your daily routine: