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Self-care is not selfish…it is necessary. Here are some quick reasons why

Justin Shiels

1. Helps To Prevent Chronic Stress.

Everyone experiences stress from work, school, and relationships. Stress, when experienced over a long time, can really harm your health. Research shows that stress can weaken the immune system and inflame the body, make us more prone to cases of flu, weight gain, experience sleep issues, stomach ulcers, depression, diabetes, and heart disease.

 

Finding a self-care routine to implement during stressful times is essential to your health. 

 

2. Improves Your Mental Well-Being.

It has been known that engaging in a self-care routine has been clinically proven to improve concentration, increase happiness, and boost your energy.

 

3. Reduces Risk of Disease.

Clinical studies confirm that self-care reduces risks of cancer, heart disease, and getting a stroke. Spiritually, self-care may help keep us in tune with our higher power and your life purpose.

 

4. Improves Relationships.

Good self-care is key to a good relationship with oneself and others. We can only give what we have within us. So if we exhaust ourselves and just keep on giving our time and energy to others, we will have nothing left for ourselves.

Justin Shiels

By day, Justin Shiels is a Creative Director at a tech company in Austin. And his passion is using words and pictures to change the hearts and minds of people.

SoCurious started from his personal journey of self acceptance and deep self love. The purpose of this project is to translate the key learnings from therapy and self help books into practical wellness tips.

1. Helps To Prevent Chronic Stress.

Everyone experiences stress from work, school, and relationships. Stress, when experienced over a long time, can really harm your health. Research shows that stress can weaken the immune system and inflame the body, make us more prone to cases of flu, weight gain, experience sleep issues, stomach ulcers, depression, diabetes, and heart disease.

 

Finding a self-care routine to implement during stressful times is essential to your health. 

 

2. Improves Your Mental Well-Being.

It has been known that engaging in a self-care routine has been clinically proven to improve concentration, increase happiness, and boost your energy.

 

3. Reduces Risk of Disease.

Clinical studies confirm that self-care reduces risks of cancer, heart disease, and getting a stroke. Spiritually, self-care may help keep us in tune with our higher power and your life purpose.

 

4. Improves Relationships.

Good self-care is key to a good relationship with oneself and others. We can only give what we have within us. So if we exhaust ourselves and just keep on giving our time and energy to others, we will have nothing left for ourselves.

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