Part 9: What is Spiritual Self-Care?

March 22, 2021 | Written by COVE Admin

Definition

Spiritual self-care includes all the practices that contribute to inner peace. Spiritual self-care can fall into the broader category of emotional self-care. It has a specific focus on connecting with ourselves and finding our own purpose and meaning for our lives.

Experiences

Here are some ways some of us at COVE have experienced or participated in spiritual self-care.

Movement graphic: Yoga, Cleaning, Nature Walks
Serenity graphic: Connect with Nature, Aromatherapy, Meditation
Creativity graphic: Thinking about values, Snacking, Zoom backgrounds, Origami
Activism graphic: Volunteering, Being with animals, Giving back to others
Traditions graphic 1: Visiting Buddhist Temples, Burning Incense, Traditional RitualsTraditions graphic 2: Attending church every Sunday, Prayer before going to sleep, Being a Good ChristianTraditions graphic 3: Practicing gratitude and mindfulness, Connecting with non-religious higher power, Going through tradition with community

Weekly Journal Prompt:

What are two ways you bring purpose or meaning to your life?

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