The ABCs of Self-Care
By
Brittany
Gunderson
A
Attention-
Pay attention to yourself and what you truly need.
B
Beautiful-
Know that you are beautiful. Be your own kind of beautiful.
C
Care-
Care about you. All about what you enjoy, like, and want to do in life. Take care of your body.
D
Dream-
Dare to have Dreams and accomplish them.
E
Evolve-
We all need to grow and change.
F
Fun-
Always make time for fun in your life.
G
Growth-
Expand your mind, body, and soul. Try new things. Reach new levels.
H
Heart-
Put your whole heart into loving yourself.
I
I Am-
Use I am statements. I am bold, I am strong, I am worthy, I am loved…. ECT..
J
Jump For Joy-
Jump around and shout Hooray! Woo Hoo! You’ll feel tons better.
K
Kindness- Treat yourself with kindness, always.
L
Look-
Look for the positives in each and every day. Look for the little blessings in your life.
M
Make Time-
Make time for yourself to do what you enjoy. Make alone time special and something to look forward to.
N
Nurture-
Nurture yourself and your needs.
O
Opportunity-
Take new opportunities as they arise or make new opportunities happen.
P
Play-
Make time to play daily. Play a game. Play music. Play a movie. Play with your children. Play.
Q
Quiet-
Make quiet time for you. Rest and rejuvenate your soul. Peace and silence go a long way.
R
Relax-
Relax and meditate. Take a nice hot bath. Sip a lovely hot beverage. Chill out.
S
Self- Love-
Love everything about yourself. The good and the bad that makes you who you are. Embrace all of who you are. Love yourself.
T
Trust-
Trust yourself to do what is best for you. Commit to a better lifestyle and trust that you got this!!
U
Unique-
Know that you are unique and embrace it. You are the only you there is. Be who you truly are.
V
Vision-
Create a Vision board with all of your goals and dreams and work towards achieving them.
W
Water-
Drink water daily. Shower or bathe in water often to take care of your hygiene. Water is the essence of life.
X
Xtreme-
Practice extreme self-care.
Y
Young-
Stay young at heart.
Z
Zany-
Zany means odd, quirky… Be true to you, even your zany parts that make you interesting.

Author's Bio: 

Brittany Gunderson is an author of inspiration, self-help, poetry, Domestic Violence Awareness, Suicide Awareness, and Young Adult Fiction.

She is currently studying Psychology in college.