Self Care: An Important Part of Health

cbt and self care

 

When clients come to my office for source site Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), we work to solve their  problems using methods exactly as the name implies.

  • We use a  follow url Cognitive approach by recognizing, challenging, & changing irrational thoughts.
  • We use a  Behavioral approach by assessing current behaviors and determining if changes could improve mental health.

 

On the Behavioral side, one of the powerful changes a person can make is to focus more on Self Care.  Some small changes in routines can have a significant positive impact on anxiety, depression, and anger management.

Self Care Suggestions

 

For some suggestions on adding more Self Care to your life, Annie Wright Psychotherapy via Upworthy.com offers some ideas. 

101 ways to take care of yourself when the world feels overwhelming

 

If you suffer from sleep anxiety or depression, choosing to add few of these things to your to-do list could result in big changes.  Some of my favorites from this list are:

  • breaking up my day into small tasks
  • writing lists things I love
  • taking a break from all tech

 

Enjoy!