Emergency Care Wall: Self-Care Tips That Work

How do you combat sadness, loneliness, self-doubt, anger, and worry?

RU Student Life
Nov 1, 2017 · 5 min read

By Jessica Huynh, Storyteller for RU Student Life

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The other day, I stumbled upon this self-care drawing on Instagram and it had me thinking of the rituals I perform whenever I’m experiencing emotional highs or emotional lows. As someone who periodically experiences anxiety and panic attacks, I know all too well how it feels to feel completely helpless to your own emotions — as though nothing you do will help. I can feel on top of the world one minute and crippled by the weight of the world the next — it’s exhausting.

That’s why it’s important to find self-care practices that work for you in times of distressed. Here are a few of my self-care remedies. I hope they inspire you to incorporate self-care in your own life:

For Sadness

For Loneliness

For Self-Doubt

For Anger

For Worry

What would you add to the list? Let us know @RUStudentLife.

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