What is self-care? Self-care, or the identification of your personal needs and making the effort to meet those needs, is an extremely important (and often forgotten) practice nowadays. Many sources of stress are experienced regularly, including work-related pressure, financial duress, mental and emotional stress, and more. Typically, when we feel overwhelmed, the first thing we give up is self-care. In reality, this should be the first thing we address as it is too easy to forget and the fallout can have detrimental effects on our overall well-being. Self care activities Often, taking some time to partake in an activity we…