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A Self-Care Checklist from Alpen Muesli

As we head into the colder months of the year, it is important to take stock and check-in with yourself. Using a self-care checklist can be a useful tool in prioritizing your own well-being and overall happiness. Here are some areas that you can focus on when creating your own self-care checklist.

You need to prioritize quality sleep. Sleep plays such a vital role in our well-being that it just can't be ignored. Check-in to see how you have been doing in terms of your sleep and where you can improve.

This one is close to home for us. Are you getting quality nutrition each day? There are some simple changes you can make to give your body the energy and nutrients it needs to perform at its best - like starting the day with a well rounded breakfast!

How is your body feeling and what could you do to help to develop better physical strength and resilience? Making space to think about your physical fitness is a vital step in improving your overall health.

Mental Health
This one can be a little tricky but it is so important to make time to unpack how you are doing mentally. Keeping a mental journal can be a helpful first step in tracking your mental well-being and starting to create connections between triggers and your mental health. Take these learnings and make changes to improve in this area.

This last important focus area is unpacking how your relationships are going. Have you been a good friend or partner recently or are there areas in which you could improve? Is there a specific friend who could do with a call or coffee?

While the above ideas are great starting points it is vital to create your own checklist that focus on your own specific situation. However you organise it, the key outcome should be improved self-care and overall well-being.