Self-care is a key approach to building resilience. When we look after ourselves and feel the best we can, we’re better equipped to deal with challenges. Self-care is particularly important when living with viral hepatitis as the illness can impact your physical health.
Self-care tactics include:
Some aspects of self-care are more personalized. For instance, you may have hobbies such as cooking, writing, or video games that help alleviate stress and promote enjoyment in life. Try exploring different options!
One important part of self-care is acknowledging that we need help to overcome life’s obstacles, and that it’s okay to rely on others. See our page on maintaining a strong support network with those close to us for more information.