Special to Palmetto Counseling’s Blog | June 27, 2019 1:55 PM EDT
This issue features an article by Maria Cannon
Self-care isn’t always easy to maintain in today’s world. Making sure your mind and body are well-balanced can be tricky when there’s stress, anxiety, dietary concerns, and every day responsibilities to take care of. When you’re also living in recovery, it can be overwhelming to stay focused on your well-being. Unfortunately, this can lead to anything from depression to a relapse; both your physical and mental health are on the line, and when you don’t take the time to care for yourself, you’ll feel the consequences.
The good news is that there are many simple things you can do to promote your well-being every day. The key is to get into a rhythm that will make it easier to maintain. Start small to avoid becoming overwhelmed and to stick to your budget, which is often important for individuals who are in recovery. Look for ways you can turn your diet around and eat healthfully or for activities that will allow you to have fun while getting a workout.
Here are a few things to consider when you’re in recovery and need to focus on your well-being when you’re on a limited budget.