Self-Care Training | > 10min

Episode 4 – Maintaining Our Energies

Going back to basics is rarely a bad idea. It’s even more important when you are surrounded by so much choice and information about how to look after yourself.

Clare Cable is joined by Sue Cooper from Self Care World to discuss the fundamentals of health and wellness as well as maintaining our own energy.

Sue shares her her personal experience with burnout and the significance of self-care.

She introduces the four Pillars of Health – nutrition, energy, sound sleep, and stress reduction – as essential elements for overall well-being.

Key Takeaways:

  • Nutrition: Sue highlights the need for planning and mindful choices when it comes to our diet. She suggests incorporating colorful foods and locally sourced options to maximize nutritional benefits.
  • Energy (Exercise): Sue recommends exercising outdoors in green spaces whenever possible. Not only does it provide physical benefits but also contributes to mental well-being.
  • Sound Sleep: Adequate sleep is crucial for overall health. Sue emphasizes the importance of creating a peaceful sleep environment and establishing a consistent bedtime routine.
  • Stress Reduction: Managing stress is vital for maintaining well-being. Sue shares strategies such as mindfulness practices, deep breathing exercises, and finding activities that bring joy and relaxation.
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