June 18, 2020 By 0 Comments

Relational Self-Care

family with dogWith 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


Relational Self-Care

____ Schedule regular dates with my partner or spouse
____ Schedule regular activities with my children
____ Make time to see friends
____ Call, check on, or see my relatives
____ Spend time with my companion animals
____ Stay in contact with faraway friends
____ Make time to reply to personal emails and letters; send holiday cards
____ Allow others to do things for me
____ Enlarge my social circle
____ Ask for help when I need it
____ Share a fear, hope, or secret with someone I trust
____ Other:

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