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Self-Care

It’s important to take some time for ourselves each day to keep a healthy mind. Many things we can do for our physical and sexual health also help us with our emotional health! Here are some activities that support emotional health:

  • Going for a walk
  • Seeing friends
  • Playing games
  • Being active
  • Laughing
  • Doing traditional activities
  • Being creative: beading, making nets, carving, and more!
  • Native dancing
  • Learning something new
  • Speaking our native languages
  • Listening to stories
  • Telling stories
  • Talking to someone daily
  • Seeing a professional when talking to friends doesn’t help or isn’t an option
  • Being outside
  • Eating healthy!
  • Having healthy relationships
  • Going to your place of worship
  • Having spiritual faith
  • Eating native foods
  • Getting tested for STDs
  • Knowing your health status by having regular doctor appointments
  • and lots more!

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