Self care is crucial, especially during hard times. Taking the time to care for yourself can remind you and others that your needs are important too. A well-cared for body and mind better prepares you for life's challenges and contributes to long-term feelings of well-being. Please read on for more information about self care.
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Why Self-Care is essential to Parenting
Caring for children with intense needs can take an emotional (and physical) toll on parents. Parenting can be stressful under the best of circumstances, but moms and dads of children with developmental and mental health challenges often have to deal with strain of a different magnitude. Caring for a child with special needs can become a full-time job — and an overwhelming one at that, if you don’t have adequate support. Without enough help, parents may be headed toward caregiver burnout, which negatively affects everyone. Click Here to Read More...
Simple Steps to Self-Care for Educators
What are your current self-care practices? Do you take time to look inward to see what’s driving your outer responses to what’s happening around you? What can you do to balance yourself when the world around us seems out of control? Click Here to Watch the Webinar...
Taking Good Care of Yourself
Now that you've made the decision to begin your journey to recovery, below are some tools to aid you in the process. Identifying tools and developing plans will help you be more prepared and empowered to take action when it comes to your recovery. Click Here to Read More...
Self-care tips during the COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic can feel overwhelming due to new information, long work hours, and caring for your family and yourself. It's important to pause for a moment and collect your thoughts, as worldwide pandemics can be taxing. Click Here to Read More...
Stay safe and be well,
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