My Guide to Selfcare

Selfcare, wellbeing, wellness; these are the new buzz words we keep hearing from Therapists and Healthcare Professionals, including myself. Selfcare has been my mantra on social media as well as in my practice. Yet, why is it so important and why do we really need to make an effort to improve our wellbeing.

Whereas my own selfcare has improved, it can be adhoc at times, or as a reaction to my body crying for respite. Whether it be from a nasty bout of flu, or like last week, from muscular pain that had me so stiff, I was unable to sleep through the night. No amount of stretching, foam rolling and massaging with a tennis ball helped. So, it was off to see my Osteopath Dorothy Smith at Bellenden Therapies.

Funny enough as soon as school term