Welcome to The First Aid for Feelings blog, where you can find lots of helpful articles that will help you to develop the essential skills for self-care and health.
Self-care when a person who’s significant to you or others dies
When someone dies it can be hard to be remember to do your self-care and even to know what you are feeling. Read on to find tips and advice.
It’s time to put self-care at the top of the agenda
Understand why it’s so important to develop your self-care skills to check in with yourself regularly and strengthen your self-care routine.
Why create your own self-care wellness retreat and how to do it?
Learn how to have a self-care wellness retreat at home to take stock and recharge your physical, mental and social health.
What is environmental stress, and how can it affect you?
Climate-related issues like air pollution have a direct impact on your body and health – environmental stress. Learn about environmental stress, how it affects you, and how to improve your quality of life.
How to self-care when you’re feeling overwhelmed using triangulation and animals
Learn to read the signs of overwhelm and why it is essential to your health with tips on how to self-care when you’re feeling overwhelmed.
Fighting your fears vs. Caring for fears in difficult times
Fear and anxiety seem to have been more constant companions these last few years and with the war in Ukraine escalating, it’s gone up a notch for many of us.
Do you know how to self-advocate?
Self-advocacy by definition means knowing your needs and how to ask for them to be met. It requires assertiveness and negotiation skills and is an essential part of self-care.
Be your own Valentine: how self-love improves your relationship with yourself and others
Be your own Valentine: how self-love improves your relationship with yourself and others Love it or hate it – February, particularly February 14th, is inextricably associated with love.
Everyday well-being and transformational shifts
Reading time: 6 minutes We live in a culture where we tend to talk about everyday well-being and transformational shifts in very heightened terms. We want to enjoy amazing well-being or experience extraordinary transformations. But is that thinking helpful? In this...