Show 096 - Self-Care and Anxiety or Take Care of Yourself

It is essential for all adults to have a baseline functionality when it comes to taking care of ourselves. When you have a medical or mental health condition your attention is drawn into many directions.

Sometimes a body can loose their way when it comes to taking care of basic functions. In this episode a look at what is basic self-care and different resources to help you construct your own definition.

If you the day is looking too long and you are thinking about suicide support contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.

Resources Mentioned: 

Los Angeles Time report on woman charged with disturbing the peace on a Southwest Airline because of dogs on the plane.

Harvard Health post on the connections between anxiety and heart disease.

Meryem at the Self-Care Journey on what her views about the process.

A discussion on The Hairpin about the connection between self-care and depression.

You Feel Like Sh-t - and interactive guide to helping yourself help take care of yourself.

LivingUPP guide to self-care; Why we need to re-define it.


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Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.

This blog and podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only. Nothing in this program is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.