April 14, 2020 By 0 Comments

Emotional Self Care

watering plantsWith 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

Emotional Self-Care
____ Spend time with others whose company I enjoy
____ Stay in contact with important people in my life
____ Give myself affirmations, praise myself
____ Love myself
____ Re-read favorite books, re-view favorite movies
____ Identify comforting activities, objects, people, places and seek them out
____ Allow myself to cry
____ Find things that make me laugh
____ Express my outrage in social action, letters, donations, marches, protests
____ Other:

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