Dr. Gwen’s Survival Kit
Survival is all about self-preservation. When overwhelmed, exhausted, burnt out, and just emotionally distressed, it’s hard to think of coping strategies and other sources of support in those moments. Dr. Gwen’s Survival kit is simplistic, user-friendly and rooted in the five areas of self-care (physical, psychological, emotional, professional, spiritual). The idea is that you have a collection of tools and strategies that help you survive during times of distress all in one bag.
Dr. Gwen’s Survival Kit contains 13 tools and strategies to include a bell to ring for help if you need it. A pack of kleenex is included because sometimes you just need a good cry. There is a heart because if you can’t see eye to eye with someone, you can try seeing heart to heart. The marble is a replacement just in case you lose yours. These tools help you proactively incorporate activities, healthy practices and specific routines into your daily life. As a result, you will be able to reduce stress and preserve or enhance your overall health and well-being. Above all, you will not only be healthier, you will be happier.
If you are looking for ways to practice self-care regularly, one simple thing you can do is utilize the tools and strategies in Dr. Gwen’s Survival Kit.