Sale Care

Self Care


  • Take a nap
  • Take a long walk
  • Read
  • Spend time with people who are affirming, optimistic and nurturing
  • Play/work outdoors (skiing, skating, winter barbecue)
  • Save notes and letters that are complimentary, read them often
  • Learn new skills
  • Engage in new hobby
  • Write down self-positive adjectives
  • Notice and appreciate humor
  • Pray or meditate
  • Take at least thirty minutes alone time per day
  • Journal
  • Rent a comedy video
  • Plant spring bulbs in indoor pots
  • Turn phone off for at least half an hour
  • Light candles; buy fragrant candles
  • Listen to music
  • Do deep breathing exercises
  • Puzzles, clay or Silly Putty
  • Plan a vacation-call a travel agent
  • Image and visualize-concentrate on a comforting scene
  • Bring comforting photos to work (loved ones, vacations)
  • Get a therapeutic massage
  • Give yourself flowers
  • Treat yourself to a new body cream/lotion
  • Wear favorite, comfortable clothing
  • Order a pizza
  • Take a break
  • Find a special quiet place and make it your own
  • Get tickets to a play or concert
  • Visit/call a friend
  • Exercise
  • Eat healthy snacks, watch nutrition; take vitamins
  • Take a plane or balloon ride
  • Soak feet in special foot soap (Johnson’s, Scholl’s)
  • Plan ahead-schedule medical and dental appointments
  • Call (612) 825-HELP (4357), RSAC’s 24-hour Helpline


Please do not email us with counseling issues since we may be unable to respond to your needs in a timely manner. If you are in crisis, please call our 24-hour crisis line.

24 Hour Help Line612-825-4357

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2431 Hennepin Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55405
Office Phone: 612-374-9077