Five simple acts of self-care to start practising

Self-compassion can help reduce stress, build confidence and put you on the path to a happier and healthier lifestyle. PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO
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(SINGAPORE WOMEN'S WEEKLY) - We were taught to be kind to others, but when was the last time you were kind to yourself? If you find yourself nodding to this, then it's time to prioritise some necessary acts of self-care.

"Showing yourself a lack of compassion is not good for your mental and emotional well-being," says happiness coach and author of The Kindness Pack, Domonique Bertolucci. "Self-compassion is about giving yourself the same love and respect you offer the other important people in your life."

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