The 5 pillars of self-care

The 5 pillars of self-care

Nourish every aspect of your life!

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Incorporate each of the pillars below into your self-care routine and you’ll nourish every aspect of your life

  1. Intellectual: Find the balance between stimulating your mind (Sudoku, crosswords, learning a new language or skill) and giving your mind a break.
  2. Spiritual: Explore the values and beliefs that give you purpose.
  3. Emotional: When our emotional needs are met, we cultivate a greater sense of compassion and kindness for ourselves and others.
  4. Physical: Safety, health, nutrition, movement and touch.
  5. Social: Create a sense of belonging and acceptance, in order to enjoy and share a common bond with others.

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Joni van der Merwe

About Joni van der Merwe

Your Family’s Digital editor. Avid retweeter. When I’m not scrolling Instagram you’ll find me in my garden. Keen on DIY and I don’t believe there’s anything that can’t be fixed with some chalk paint.

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