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Be Kind to Yourself

Text: be kind to yourselfIt’s okay to take time for you.

In times of stress and anxiety, it’s important give yourself a break and do some things that bring you joy.


Here are some suggestions for things you can do to be kind to yourself:

  • Bike riders on path near TathraBlock out half a day a week that is time for yourself
  • Take a break from your phone and news 
  • Listen to music or read a book
  • Kick back and watch a movie
  • Start a daily journal as a way to debrief and de-stress
  • Treat yourself to a massage, beauty treatment or an outing with a friend
  • Explore somewhere you haven’t been before
  • Plan something to look forward to
  • Have fun and laugh
  • Head outside – nature walk, garden, relax on the beach, ride your bike or go fishing

Reach out for support if you are feeling overwhelmed or lost.

- Mental Health Line, always available 7 days, 24 hours call 1800 011 511

- LifeLine or call 13 11 14

- Beyond Blue or call 1300 224 635

Links to Self-care

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