Matt Zajechowski from Digital Third Coast shared with Healthy Lombard that September is National Self-Care Awareness month and a time to reflect on the habits and techniques that you have in place to take care of yourself.

Advanced Dermatology recently surveyed 2,000 Americans to learn more about who’s practicing self-care in 2019, as well the top reasons for practicing self-care and the most popular self-care routines.

Highlights include:

  • 84% of respondents consider self-care a necessity rather than an indulgence
  • Men and women spend the same amount of time on self-care per week: 83 minutes
  • 57% of respondents have felt guilty after making more time for self-care
  • Top reasons for practicing self-care (1. To reduce stress 2. To feel more positive 3. To improve mental health)

The full survey results can be seen here, which includes a list of the most popular self-care routines.


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