It's never too late to enhance your wellbeing. Selfcare not only includes hygiene, nutrition, physical activity, and sleep, but also self-expression, relaxation, rejuvenation, creativity, and mindfulness. Answer the following questions in a journal to become more aware of your current selfcare status.
How are prioritizing your time?
1 day = 1440 minutes
1 week = 10080 minutes
1 month = 43800 minutes
look in your planner or on your calendar
How many minutes per day do you dedicate for yourself (separate selfcare from sleep)?
How many minutes per week do you dedicate for yourself (separate selfcare from sleep)?
How many minutes per month do you dedicate for yourself (separate selfcare from sleep)?
How many times is your name penciled in for selfcare?
Do you attend more meetings or classes than you have your own selfcare sessions scheduled?
What are your coping strategies?
Healthy v. Harmful
Short-term v. Long-term
Encouraging v. Enabling
be honest with yourself
How do you cope with stress?
What do you do after a bad shift?
How do you prevent burnout?
What do you do reboot before your next shift or class?
What is your routine?
Wake up affirmations or dreads
Commute listening that inspires or brings misery
Mindfulness or binge watching
Substance abuse or hobby
How do you start your day?
What positive, encouraging practices do you implement in your morning routine?
How do you end your day?
What do you do for fun by yourself?
How do you show yourself love before bedtime?