Without a focus on self-care, demands from school-life might result in compassion fatigue. This could look like feeling disconnected to your role, or feeling unable to be fully present in the moment.
Unlike stress management, which is reactive, self-care requires us to be proactive. By building it into our lives so that it becomes routine, it makes ‘taking care of ourselves’ a priority.
Explore some elements of self-care below. Take a moment to ask yourself: What areas do you succeed in? Which could you focus on more often?