One of the most common misconceptions is that Self-care is synonymous with self-indulgence or being selfish. Self-care means taking care of yourself so that you can be healthy and well, do your job, help, care for others, and do all the things you need and want to accomplish in a day.
By Emile Fakhoury You wouldn’t let this happen to your phone. Don’t let this happen to you, you either. Self-Care is a priority for everyone who wants to optimize their performance.
From my experiences, self-care is critical to staying sane, and it will be essential to bouncing back more quickly when life gets stressful.
Self-Care is not only taking steambaths and face masks, doing spas, sleeping well, and eating healthily. It is about saying “No” to things that hurt or aren’t going well for you. If you have difficulties saying no to colleagues, managers, or friends, your extensive Self-Care should involve asking whether it is a good fit for you and politely declining if it is not fit for you.