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Self-Care Sanctuary: Nurturing Body And Mind

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What we covered

Welcome to our guided session on self-care! In today's fast-paced and often stressful world, it's crucial to take time for yourself and prioritize nurturing your well-being. This session is designed to provide you with practical tools and techniques to help you relax, de-stress, and cultivate a positive mindset.

Meet Our Facilitator: Mbali

Our facilitator for this session is Mbali, a Registered Counsellor with a deep passion for supporting and educating on mental health. Mbali brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to guide you through this self-care journey, helping you to gain a deeper understanding of the importance of nurturing both your body and mind.

Importance of Self-Care in the Workplace

Taking care of your mental and emotional well-being is crucial, especially in the context of the workplace. Self-care is not only beneficial for your personal life but also plays a vital role in maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Employers are increasingly recognizing the importance of supporting the mental health of their employees, as it directly impacts productivity, job satisfaction, and overall well-being.

What to Expect

During this session, you can expect to learn practical self-care strategies, including:

  1. Mindfulness and Relaxation Techniques: Discover mindfulness practices and relaxation techniques to help you manage stress and bring a sense of calm to your day.

  2. Self-Compassion and Positive Affirmations: Explore the power of self-compassion and positive affirmations in nurturing a healthy self-esteem and mindset.

  3. Healthy Boundaries: Gain insights into setting healthy boundaries in the workplace to protect your well-being and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

  4. Stress Management Tools: Learn effective stress management tools that you can incorporate into your daily routine to alleviate workplace stress.

Lean on October

Remember, October is here to provide educational and supportive content to help you along your mental health journey. Our digital group sessions, assessments, and content are designed to complement and enhance your self-care practices. However, for clinical needs or emergencies, it's crucial to seek help from a licensed healthcare provider.


By actively participating in this self-care session, you are taking a positive step towards nurturing your body and mind. Embracing self-care not only benefits you personally but also positively influences your interactions and productivity in the workplace.

Join us as Mbali leads you through this self-care sanctuary, and remember that the support and resources from October are always here for you. Take a moment for yourself, and let's embark on this journey of well-being together.

Head over to the Live Forest now or browse more Archived Forest content in the library.

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