Self-care is something we must prioritize and attend to, not only for our own wellbeing, but also for the benefit of those we love. When we practice mindful self-care, we build the patience, trust and confidence needed to sustain compassion for self and others over the long term so we can truly make a difference.
With the start of the new year, many of us are thinking about the ways we will care for ourselves going forward and the healthy practices we'd like to cultivate or maintain. But, how can we know what's truly good for us? Mindfulness can help us be more discerning.
Heading Upstream Together - the time is now for sustainable solutions and mindfulness is an emerging critical social determinant of health.
What is your compassion footprint? Research indicates that cultivating compassion increases our own happiness and wellbeing, and the consequences ripple out far and wide, creating a beneficial cycle.