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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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Risk reduction and avoidance are part of the #sevenpillarsofselfcare. Quitting smoking is one of the most impactful #selfcare actions we can take. It cuts the risk of heart disease and cancer. Ask your pharmacist for some help. They have solutions. ... See MoreSee Less
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Being heart healthy is good #selfcare. There are a number of factors that influence your risk of heart attack like not getting enough sleep. You can improve your #selfcareliteracy by learning more here: ow.ly/7IJp50Se38l #sevenpillarsofselfcare ... See MoreSee Less
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Want to be more alert and healthy? Just try napping but be sure to do it right. Keep it short but these little rests allow the body to recover from stress. It’s good #selfcare! #sevenpillarsofselfcare ... See MoreSee Less
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Making #selfcare a part of our daily lives will ensure we maximize the benefits of the #sevenpillarsofselfcare. Establishing a selfcare routine will pay dividends and this article can help you get started. ow.ly/IJVK50SawMQ ... See MoreSee Less
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The European Parliament discussed how important #selfcare is to the sustainability of healthcare for all countries. The economic value is well recognized but with growing pressure on limited professional resources the #sevenpillarsofselfcare are essential. ow.ly/E69h50S9eKO ... See MoreSee Less
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