What is self care?

Self care is the act of engaging in activities to gain or maintain an optimal level of overall health. There are 8 main areas of self care: physical, psychological, emotional, social, professional, environmental, spiritual and financial.

As a committed health and wellbeing brand whose products aim to improve the overall long-term health benefits of its users, we thought we’d share some popular self care top tips that you can easily implement into your everyday life to see an increase in mental wellbeing, mood and happiness.


  1. Physical self care

Movement of the body, health, nutrition, sleep & resting needs. Some examples of physical self care:
• Going for a walk
• Taking a bath
• Getting enough sleep (7-9 hours per night)
• Eating nourishing foods

  1. Psychological self-care

Learning new things, practicing mindfulness and creativity. Some examples of psychological self care:

• Practicing mindfulness
• Reading a book
• Learning a new skill
• Doing a digital detox

  1. Emotional self care

Enhancing emotional literacy, navigating emotions,
increasing empathy and managing stress effectively.
Some examples of emotional self care:

• Saying no
• Making time for reflecting on feelings
• Practicing self-compassion
• Being aware of your emotional boundaries

  1. Social self care

Having a supportive group and network of
relationships around you that you can trust and turn to.
Some examples of social self care:

• Honoring your commitments to other people
• Asking for help when you need it
• Meeting new people
• Spending time with family and friends

  1. Professional self care

Sharing your strengths and gifts, having clear
professional boundaries and living your purpose. Some examples of professional self care:

• Eating a nourishing lunch each day at work
• Negotiating your needs
• Having clear professional boundaries
• Attending professional developing opportunities

  1. Environmental self care

Having an organised, well maintained & clutter-free work, business and home environment, having clean clothes and a clean and well maintained mode of transport. Examples of environmental self care:

• Decluttering your home or work environment
• Monitoring technology time
• Cleaning up after a meal
• Maintaining a clean and safe living environment

  1. Spiritual self care

Having beliefs and values that are important to you and guide your life. Some examples of spiritual self care:

• Meditating or Yoga
• Reflecting in a journal
• Going on a retreat
• Walking in nature

  1. Financial self care

Being responsible with your finances and having a conscious relationship with money. Some examples of financial self care:

• Knowing when your income is coming in
• Knowing when your expenses are due and paying on time
• Completing your tax responsibilities on time
• Spending and saving money wisely