March 23, 2020 By 0 Comments

Self-care tools

Person walkingWith the hope you will help others during difficult times, Power Up YOUth offers these self-care tools so that you might recharge fully to share your best self.

We are traveling through uncharted territory. The anxiety in our communities has ramped up. Listing the causes of our stress would not be helpful here, however, making use of the domains of self-care might enable you to fill up your bucket during this time of COVID-19.

Rate the following areas according to how well you think you are doing:
3 = I do this well (e.g., frequently)
2 = I do this OK (e.g., occasionally)
1 = I barely or rarely do this
0 = I never do this
? = This never occurred to me

Physical Self-Care
____ Eat regularly (e.g. breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
____ Eat healthily
____ Exercise
____ Get regular medical care for prevention
____ Get medical care when needed
____ Take time off when sick
____ Get massages
____ Dance, swim, walk, run, play sports, sing, or do some other fun physical activity
____ Take time to be sexual – with myself, with a partner
____ Get enough sleep
____ Wear clothes I like
____ Take vacations
____ Other:

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