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Promoting Well-Being by Showing the Path to a Healthier, More Vibrant Lifestyle

Empowering Health through Self-Care since 2011

At the International Self-Care Foundation, we believe that self-care is not just an option but a fundamental pillar of overall health. Established in 2011, our nonprofit organization is committed to promoting self-care as an essential component of wellbeing.

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The Seven Pillars of Self-Care

Following the seven pillars of self-care leads to improved health, significant savings in healthcare costs, and enhanced productivity. Our mission is to educate and empower individuals to embrace these principles in their daily lives.

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ISF and SCARU have teamed up to provide a comprehensive self-care app to support your own efforts.

You can download the free App HERE

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Just 15 minutes of physical activity a day not only pays off in cardiovascular health but it has been shown to cut the risk of mental health problems. This article provides more #selfcare help on how to maintain mental wellbeing: ow.ly/XKr150RFHyM #sevenpillarsofselfcare ... See MoreSee Less
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Mental health is one of the #sevenpillarsofselfcare. While this is a broad area, including, anxiety, stress and more, dementia is also a concern. Knowing the signs of early dementia and how to manage it is good #selfcare. Read more: ow.ly/qMWE50RAmHo ... See MoreSee Less
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Physical activity is great #selfcare and one of the #sevenpillarsofselfcare. But how much exercise do we need. The answer may surprise you. Experts say just a bit more that 20 minutes a day doing something active (e.g. gardening) helps. Read more here: ow.ly/qIbw50RzsWC ... See MoreSee Less
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Today is #WorldAsthmaDay. Perhaps this is the time to get to know more about this condition and how to manage symptoms and avoid triggers. Here is a link with some great info: ow.ly/mFFP50RypOY #selfcare #selfcareliteracy #sevenpillarsofselfcare ... See MoreSee Less
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We all get an upset stomach from time to time. This article will help you understand how to prevent indigestion and what to do if you end up with heartburn etc. Some great #selfcare tips from Self Care Forum ow.ly/zWjc50Ryp63 #sevenpillarsofselfcare ... See MoreSee Less
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