Self-care means taking care of oneself that will result in healthier well-being, which comes in different aspects: physically, emotionally, mentally, socially, and spiritually. Let's figure out why these domains matter and list down some activities that you can practice for each domain.
What are the Five Domains of Self-Care?

  Sat, Sep 11, 2021 1:10 AM

We have tackled in our previous article what defines self-care and its importance in an individual’s life. Now, we will be looking at the five domains of self-care that you need to incorporate in your life. We will also be listing down some activities that can help with each domain.

  1. Physical Self-Care

Physical self-care is anything that would restore and benefit your physical needs and your body. Remember that there is a strong connection between the body and the mind, that’s why you think and feel better when your body is in good condition.

Here are some ways to incorporate physical self-care into your routine:

  • Exercising regularly
  • Taking medication as prescribed
  • Sleeping sufficiently every night
  • Eating healthy foods
  1. Social Self-Care

Although the keyword “self” in self-care typically means doing it on your own, there are still benefits of socialization on one’s self-care. Having a tight connection with other people is important to one’s well-being. The most efficient way to form and maintain close relationships is by putting time and effort into other people.

Here are some ways to incorporate social self-care:

  • Brunch with friends
  • Going on a date
  • Making time to call your parents
  • Asking for help when you need it
  1. Mental Self-Care

The things that stimulate your mind or your intellect will greatly influence your mental well-being. Practicing mental self-care also helps in keeping a clear headspace and maintaining a positive mindset.

Here are some ways to practice mental self-care:

  • Reading books
  • Going on museums
  • Solving a puzzle
  • Playing chess
  1. Spiritual Self-Care

When we talk about spiritual self-care, it does not always mean religion. What we meant is anything that helps a person to develop a deeper sense of meaning and understanding of the universe.

Here are some ways to practice spiritual self-care:

  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Writing on a journal
  • Going on a retreat
  1. Emotional Self-Care

It is essential to have healthy coping skills when dealing with unwanted emotions such as anxiety, sadness, and anger. Whether you talk to a therapist or a close friend about how you feel, it is important to incorporate emotional self-care into your life. Emotional self-care can be achieved by doing activities that help you acknowledge and express your feelings on a regular basis.

Here are some ways to practice emotional self-care:

  • Laughing often
  • Positive self talk
  • Visiting a therapist
  • Crying if you need to

Supalo’s Self-Care Sale!

For people with limited mobility, it can be challenging to take care of their physical self-care. But there are devices that can ease their movement such as standing up and walking. To help your loved ones in practicing their physical self-care, check out these assistive devices from Supalo!

TAWA Everyday Walker with 5″ Wheels Dual Release Black

Walking may seem to be a simple task that humans do but for some people, it can be challenging. People with limited mobility, or those people who are unable to use their extremities, or lack the strength to stand up and walk sees walking as an impossible task unless another person or a device is assisting them.

Thankfully walking aids such as a wheelchair, crutches, or a walker is specifically designed to make standing up and walking easier for them. One of the most popular and budget-friendly walking aids is the walker. A walker is designed to form a freestanding steel framework which the user places in front of them and then grips into it to move forward.

Get to know the best walker in the market right now, the TAWA Everyday Walker with 5″ Wheels Dual Release. It has a pair of 5″ front wheels to offer ease when rolling on any kind of terrain. It also features an easy-fold design making it the go-to walker especially when traveling.

It is made from industry-grade aluminum alloy which will ensure maximum durability for any user. This walker features a wide, deep frame with plenty of height adjustments and a composite lower side brace for added stability. The handles are padded with PVC hand grips to add ergonomics and prevent hand strain after hours of use.

TAWA Foldable Four Wheel Walker Rollator Blue

If you are looking for a walking aid that does not need to be lifted, then you have to go with a rollator. Although both are used to aid people to walk, the difference lies in how they are used. A walker needs to be lifted to move whereas a rollator needs to be pushed since the base is made from wheels, unlike a walker which typically has a rod base. A rollator is best for people lacking enough strength to lift a walker.

The best rollator should be durable, comfortable to use, and of course, reasonably priced. Check out the TAWA Foldable Four Wheel Walker Rollator Blue! Aside from the above-mentioned characteristics, this rollator is still packed with features making it the most recommended rollator!

This rollator features a set of 6” wheels that will offer excellent maneuverability and smoothness with every movement. They are padded with anti-skid rubber to make sure that every roll is stable on any terrain, indoors and outdoors. Aside from the specially-designed wheels, this rollator also features an industry-grade aluminum metal frame that perfectly fits any body size and shape, thanks to its easy-to-adjust moving parts, such as the handle, the seat, and the legs.

For safety, it is equipped with everlasting handbrakes that can easily halt the rollator when needed to. The handbrakes are tried and tested multiple times to ensure responsiveness and longevity.

For comfort and convenience, this rollator features a padded seat with a built-in storage compartment underneath. It is spacious enough to accommodate any body shape. The storage compartment can be used to store the daily essentials such as bottled water, medicine kit, etc.

One way to practice self-care is by giving yourself a gift that will truly improve the quality of life. In line with that, Supalo is celebrating Self-Care Awareness Month with a week-long sale for the products above! From September 13 to 17, get a chance to save huge deals with these items and give the gift of care to yourself and your loved ones! Head on to www.supalo.com to browse for these products and other items on sale!