The Importance of Self-Care

During this season, it is important to look after your wellbeing, physically and spiritually. We have included some easy ways to practice self-care and maintain healthy wellbeing.

BE KIND TO YOURSELF

BE KIND TO YOURSELF

Find moments to do things you enjoy and fill your soul.

PRACTICE HEALTHY THINKING

PRACTICE HEALTHY THINKING

Take a moment each day to mindfully thank God for something positive in your day. One idea is to start a gratitude journal.

PRIORITISE TIME IN THE WORD OF GOD

PRIORITISE TIME IN THE WORD OF GOD

Take a break from the news and fill your mind with scripture. The YouVersion app has thousands of daily devotionals. We have also made a list of scriptures you can speak over yourself and your family.

REST, RELAXATION AND SLEEP

REST, RELAXATION AND SLEEP

Good sleep helps your "executive function" - a set of abilities we need to think clearly and make decisions.

STAY IN COMMUNITY

STAY IN COMMUNITY

Even when social distancing, make sure you stay in touch with friends via SMS, WhatsApp, Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, or even a good old fashioned phone call. Remember to gather together online for church on weekends.

FIND TIME TO PRAY

FIND TIME TO PRAY

Pray for the Holy Spirit to fill you and your home.
"This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us." 1 John 5:14 (NIV)

LISTEN TO WORSHIP MUSIC

LISTEN TO WORSHIP MUSIC

Worship music can help you enter into the presence of God. You can listen to worship music on our YouTube channels;
Hillsong Worship, Hillsong UNITED and Hillsong Young & Free.

STAY ACTIVE AND EAT HEALTHY

STAY ACTIVE AND EAT HEALTHY

Good nutrition and being active is important for maintaining self-care. Prioritise nutritious food over unhealthy options and consider how you can exercise in your home or backyard.

“…keep your thoughts continually fixed on all that is authentic and real, honourable and admirable, beautiful and respectful, pure and holy, merciful and kind. And fasten your thoughts on every glorious work of God, praising him always.”
Philippians 4:8 [TPT]