Self Care September 

Self-care isn't selfish, it's essential. 

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Find time for self-care. It’s not selfish, it’s essential
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Notice the things you do well, however small
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Let go of self-criticism and speak to yourself kindly
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Plan a fun or relaxing activity and make time for it
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Forgive yourself when things go wrong. Everyone makes mistakes
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Focus on the basics: eat well, exercise and go to bed on time
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Give yourself permission to say ‘no’
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Be willing to share how you feel and ask for help when needed
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Aim to be good enough, rather than perfect
10
When you find things hard, remember it's ok not to be ok
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Make time to do something you really enjoy
12
Get active outside and give your mind and body a natural boost
13
Be as kind to yourself as you would to a loved one
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If you’re busy, allow yourself to pause and take a break
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Find a caring, calming phrase to use when you feel low
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Leave positive messages for yourself to see regularly
17
No plans day. Make time to slow down and be kind to yourself
18
Ask a trusted friend to tell you what strengths they see in you
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Notice what you are feeling, without any judgement
20
Enjoy photos from a time with happy memories
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Don’t compare how you feel inside to how others appear outside
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Take your time. Make space to just breathe and be still
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Let go of other people’s expectations of you
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Accept yourself and remember that you are worthy of love
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Avoid saying 'I should’ and make time to do nothing
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Find a new way to use one of your strengths or talents
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Free up time by cancelling any unnecessary plans
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Choose to see your mistakes as steps to help you learn
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Write down three things you appreciate about yourself
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Remind yourself that you are enough, just as you are
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Thanks to Peter Harper for coming up with the original calendar idea.

Many thanks also to the generous volunteers who have translated the calendars into other languages, including Lira Sejdini (Albanian), Hala DisiCarine Bouery & Aida Laubach (Arabic), Yun You & Chun Fat Huang (Chinese), Suzana Kurtusic (Croatian), Gabriela Macova (Czech), Pia Lihme Petersen (Danish), Martine De Ruiter (Dutch), Siiri Saas (Estonian), Jaione Andueza Intxaurrondo (Euskera), Kirsi Paldanius (Finnish), Laurence De Olivera & Cécile Brevet (French), Tobias Polzin, Gunnar Kolley & Rika Tjakea Schütte (German), Ella Movshovitz (Hebrew), GopiKrishan Bali & Arti Kanwar (Hindi), Eva Fekete (Hungarian), María Ammendrup (Icelandic), Lisa Samadikun (Indonesian), Andrea Magnabosco (Italian), Narumi Isoda (Japanese), Yoonji Kim (Korean), Kai Berdishaliev (Kyrgyz), Eva Viksna (Latvian), Joana Butenaite & Janina Sabaite (Lithuanian), Davaa Amgalanbaatar & Gunsenkhorol Battumur (Mongolian), Lidia Golba (Polish), Ernesto Matos, Edson José Cortiano & Heide Castro (Portuguese), Iris Mihaila (Romanian), Yulia Ratnikova (Russian), Jasminka Begic (Serbian), Vicenç Rul.lan & Victòria Picó (Catalan & Spanish), Naima Skillingshage (Swedish), Ali Gülüm, (Turkish), Kate Rudenko (Ukranian) and Caron Lyn Williams (Welsh).

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