You ask why self-care is important. It is important to know your self- worth: Self–care is important to maintain a healthy relationship with yourself as it produces positive feelings and boosts your confidence and self-esteem. Also, self–care is necessary to remind yourself and others that you and your needs are important too. … ensures that you stay sharp, motivated and healthy.
Just know there is a difference between self-care, self-worth, and self-esteem. Of course they all involve “Self”. Take the time to get to know yourself and the things that you enjoy that actually make “you” happy. We are often the 1st ones to neglect ourselves and our needs. Check out the list and ask yourself which of these items can i truly commit to a few times a month, and if your schedule permits then a few times a week.
The great thing about self-care is you can always add or take away from your list. You ask how do I get started? Try setting a specific time day and time to do these times. Next, how often will you be able to commit do doing them. Let’s look at how attainable this goal is. Is it realistic ? Can you really do this?