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The Importance of Self-Care

Self-care is a common topic in recent years, but what does it mean to truly care for yourself, and how can you incorporate replenishing routines into your life? In a culture that often pushes us past our limits, we need to cultivate the ability to take a pause and unplug. Dr. Theresa Oswald explains how nourishment, relaxation, connection, and self-expression can form the menu of self-care options we need to have at our disposal.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 9 mins

About the Teacher

Theresa Oswald, MD

Theresa Oswald, MD, the founder and president of Knowledge as Medicine (KnowledgeAsMedicine.com), is a holistic physician with 25 years of experience who specializes in an integrative approach to pain and rehabilitation. After receiving her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, she completed her residency training at The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Northwestern University. She is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, as well as in integrative medicine. Her career as a physiatrist has been spent honing ways to optimize her patients’ functioning in all areas of health: body, mind, and spirit. Her experience includes the delivery of medicine in the most modern hospital settings as well as in the most simple, rural settings in developing countries.

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