The escalating inflation, skyrocketing property prices, impending GST hikes, lurking dengue virus, the mutating COVID-19 virus, the horrible Russian-Ukraine war… The world has gone bonkers, hasn’t it? In the midst of all the chaos, I often wish times are simpler. However, I have realised that there is no use fretting over issues that we have no control over and allowing them to take over our lives.
When Life gets overwhelming, breathe. What's left is taking care of our own needs and practising mindfulness and self-care. The concept of self-care – the act of protecting our sanity and mental wellness –is not new. Often, it involves carving out some me-time or downtime for reflection or simply enjoying the concept of Il Dolce Far Niente – also known as the Italian art of doing nothing or enjoying the sweetness of doing nothing.
Should you wish to fully embrace the concept of taking care of your mental wellness, below is a list of activities and workshops you can try as you take the first step in taking care of yourself.
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