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Counseling Center
University of Mississippi

Self-Care Resources

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Emotional Self-Care

Activities that help you connect, process, and reflect on a full range of emotions

  • Examples of emotional self-care:
    • Seeing a counselor
    • Writing in a journal
    • Creating art
    • Playing music
  • Resources:

Practical Self-Care

Tasks you complete that fulfill core aspects of your life in order to prevent future stressful situations.

Physical Self-Care

Activities you do that improve the well-being of your physical health.

  • Examples of physical self-care:
    • Taking a walk during lunch breaks
    • Sleeping eight hours a day
    • Staying hydrated
  • Resources:

Mental Self-Care

Any activity that stimulates your mind or your intellect.

Social Self-Care

Activities that nurture and deepen the relationships with people in your life.

Spiritual Self-Care

Activities that nurture your spirit and allow you to think bigger than yourself. Spiritual self-care does not have to be religious, although for some it is.