Self Care During Cancer
Lucretia Hurley-Browning, MDiv, MS, Abramson Cancer Center chaplain at Pennsylvania Hospital, discusses why self care is important during cancer treatment and how to develop your own self-care practice.
The term “self-care” is a buzzword in certain circles, but what does it actually mean, and how do we start doing it?
Self-care is as varied and unique as we are. Each person (“self”) determines which practices best promote their well-being, in mind, body and soul. Some of the best self-care practices are comprised of simple actions that integrate smoothly into your lifestyle, such as cooking healthy food, listening to music or taking a quick walk. Self-care does not have to be expensive or time-consuming. (But it certainly could be, if that’s your thing!)
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