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The Importance of Incorporating Self-Care into Your Daily Routine

Posted by Team Briotix – February 09, 2022
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Did you know self-care is an important element in maintaining your optimal level of overall health? Yet, many of us are guilty of pushing self-care to the back burner due to a lack of time. 


Self-care is defined as the practice of taking an active role in protecting one’s well-being, in particular during times of stress. Not only does self-care benefit our overall health, but it also has numerous other benefits that you may not even be aware of. Those include:

  1. Self-care helps boost your immune system and energy.
  2. Self-care improves productivity.
  3. Self-care improves relationships.
  4. Self-care reduces stress and anxiety.
  5. Self-care increases your self-worth and self-esteem.

Making self-care a priority can be challenging in today’s busy world. Below are tips for how to incorporate self-care into your daily work routine.

Self-Care Tips when Working

  • Take a 20-second microbreak to stretch every 20 minutes
  • Drink plenty of fluids throughout the day to stay hydrated
  • Bring a healthy lunch and snacks to refuel your body
  • Listen to music on your lunch break to give your mind a break
  • Take a 10-minute walk during your lunch break
  • Avoid working in awkward positions to prevent strain on your back and neck

Self-Care Tips When Working At Home

  • Stick to a routine and set boundaries with your start and end time
  • Create a separate workspace from your living space
  • Exercise during your lunch break or “commute time”
  • Be intentional about scheduling video conferencing with co-workers to stay connected

As an added benefit, the tips provided above are all low- or no-cost suggestions for incorporating self-care into your day. Committing to self-care not only improves your well-being but will impact your interactions with others.


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