As a self-care coach I often get asked, if this has something to do with coping with mental health issues, and I'd say, let me put it this way, its just like you taking care of your physical fitness regardless of any physical issues. Self-care is more about prevention and developing healthier lifestyle choices than just the cure.
Let's look at what it actually means and what are its different forms.
What is Self-care?
"Activities and practices we engage in on a regular basis to reduce stress and enhance our well-being." ~Anonymous
It is precisely taking care of ourselves as we would do for our loved ones. And below are some various forms of self-care one could practise.
8 Parts of Self-care