When you are struggling from a mental illness, self-care can sometimes take a back seat.
You forget or are unable to eat properly. You have trouble sleeping which then results in not having the motivation and energy to do much at all. You can become more isolated when trying to cope and can even forget to ask for support.
This little chart above gives you a little insight into the important things to consider.
The 2 most important are of course physical and mental self-care. If you can manage to keep these in check, then you will most likely be able to socialise, work and be part of your community.
If you feel that there are any areas of self-care that you are particularly struggling with, then please let me know in the comments below. I would be happy to help you come up with an easy action plan, that…
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