If you are living with a chronic health condition, having a new set of skills to help you cope can make a real difference. Self-care techniques are things you can do for yourself, by yourself. You can incorporate them into your life and use them whenever you need. They can help you de-stress and can actually improve your health. Here are some of the specific benefits these practices offer:
- Decrease stress hormones
- Improve depression, mood and anxiety
- Help to stabilize blood sugar levels
- Increase blood circulation and wound healing
- Decrease pain
And the best part is, they are relaxing and easy to do.