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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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