A Quick Journey Into Who You Are Through Self-Care
Self-discovery comes from acknowledging and understanding your mind and body
Updated on Oct, 2023
Language - English
Duration -55 mins
When was the last time you took care of yourself, like really took care of yourself?
Self-care is crucial for your happiness and wellbeing. Without it, the mind and body can quickly find themselves out of sync, leading to all kinds of problems. It can also hold you back from being the person you were born to be.
So, if you struggle with self-care, below you’ll discover why now is the time to change that and how it can help with self-discovery.
The importance of self-care
Self-care is often dismissed as a luxury, when in fact it’s absolutely essential. If you aren’t taking care of yourself, eventually you’re going to start feeling all kinds of negative effects.
Failing to care for your health and happiness can lead to issues such as burnout, depression and chronic stress. It also puts you at an increased risk of developing all kinds of ailments and diseases.
One thing you need to remember with self-care however, is that you need to do what you want to do. You’ll find a lot of self-care tips which mention things like keeping a journal and meditating. These are definitely some of the most effective self-discovery tools you can use, but they’re not necessarily for everyone. If you don’t enjoy them, don’t do them. Find something you do enjoy – that’s the secret to benefitting from self-care for self-discovery.
So, as you can see, taking time out to really look after yourself is crucial to your health and happiness.
How can self-care help you to discover yourself?
Self-discovery comes from acknowledging and understanding your mind and body. All too often, it’s easy to push self-care to one side while you push on with daily life. You don’t really think too much about your body and what it’s trying to tell you.
When you take the time to look after yourself, you’ll notice that you instantly feel better. This is because you’re giving the body what it needs – time, love and attention.
Another thing you’re doing when you practice self-care, is showing that you value yourself. This in itself is a fantastic step on the road to self-discovery. When you discover who you are, and you strive to live in harmony with your inner self, that’s where you’ll find peace and happiness.
How can you practice self-care?
There are so many ways you can practice self-care. It doesn’t matter how much time you have available, or what your budget is – self-care is available to everyone.
One thing that’s really going to help in your self-discovery journey, is taking time out to relax. This significantly reduces stress and makes it easier to identify what the body needs. Doing the things, you enjoy such as reading a book, taking a hot bath or watching a movie, can all help you to de-stress after a hectic day.
Another great relaxation tip which is useful for self-discovery, is to close your eyes and breathe deeply and slowly. Focusing solely on the breath helps you to block out any negative thoughts and feelings which may be holding you back. You’ll start to feel more connected to your body, even if you do it for just 5 minutes at a time.
Finally, a self-care tip you’ll really want to follow is to make sure you’re not comfort eating. Often, we bury our emotions with food as it provides a short term “high”. However, this quickly wears off and you’ll find yourself feeling worse than you did before. By stopping the habit and eating only until you’re full, you’ll ensure the body is healthier and happier.
Above all else, the best way to practice self-care for self-discovery, is to find things that you love to do. It’s about listening to your body and discovering the things which really make you happy. Forget about what works for everyone else and focus on what works for you.
Who is this course for?
- If you have struggled with self-discovery in the past then this short course should get you on the right track.. Not only do we discuss the importance of self-discovery but I include some very important helps, hints and tasks to aid you in your journey
What will you learn in this course:
- You will learn that Self-care is often dismissed as a luxury, when in fact it’s absolutely essential
- You will learn the importance of Self-care in your journey to Self-discovery
- You will learn important tips for self-care
- You will learn how important self-discipline is and how to use it for self-discovery
- You will learn the fun fact that you need to do what you want to do or it just isn't going to work
- You will learn how keeping a journal will give you a boost as you work toward self-care and self-discovery
What are the prerequisites for this course?
- There are no requirements for this course
Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course
Introduction - Why Self-Care and Self-Discovery
- Why Self-Care and Self-Discovery 05:25 05:25
- Why Self-Care is Essential 05:22 05:22
- Five Self-Care Routines 06:15 06:15
- Five Effective Ways to Self-Discovery 06:56 06:56
- Why Is A Journal Important To Self-Care And Self-Discovery 02:58 02:58
Journaling For Self-Improvement
Brent DalleyTrainer in: Leadership, Marketing, Family Counseling
For the past 22years Brent has owned and operated his own business.
He works from home, writing and producing training courses in personal development, leadership, and personal communications.
He consults and coaches winning teams and team leaders.
He is a personal coach to those seeking to improve their personal life.
With forty years' experience in leadership, he has gained a lifetime’s knowledge and experience.
Throughout his career Brent has received awards in education, sales performance, cost control and asset management, and employee/management relationships.
In his time away from the office he has volunteered as a counselor and coach to countless individuals and couples.
He is married to the same young lady he met 60 years ago and together they have two daughters and one son and 9 grandchildren.
His current interests are mountain biking, hiking and spoiling grandchildren.
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