Self care is a topic for people striving to balance responsibilities of work and family. Self-care is a combination of fulfilling activities and/or quiet moments, that help to rejuvenate energies and regain joy of life. Self care is empowering. When we implement any healthy practice into our routine, we are taking charge of our life. You are the expert on your needs. We serve as role models for our children. When we take care of ourselves, we show them an example of positive esteem and healthy behaviors.