InforMS: Fall 2021

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The Importance of Self-Care

These days the term “self-care” is thrown around casually and frequently. It’s become trendy, a bit of a buzz word, and it’s often misunderstood. The commercial wellness industry would have...

Setting Healthy Boundaries as a Form of Self-Care

In her book, Set Boundaries, Find Peace, licensed therapist Nedra Glover Tawwab writes, “The root of self-care is setting boundaries: it’s saying no to something in order to say yes...

Self-Care Through Healthy Eating Habits

We know that the best strategies for treating MS involve the early and continued use of disease-modifying therapies AND incorporating healthy lifestyle interventions including regular exercise, healthy diet, and quality...

Self-care Strategies: Creating a Self-Care Menu

Self-care can feel daunting. Checking in with yourself can remind you of the tools you already have to care for your mind, body, and spirit. To help identify your favorite...

Resetting Your Physical Activity Routines

It’s certainly no secret that exercise is an important part of general health and wellness. The benefits of exercise become much more important when you’re living with MS. Physical activity...

Self-care Strategies: Top 3 Tips for Restarting Healthy Habits

1. Start small and start with something you actually want to do. It takes time to build up to big lifestyle changes, so start small. Plan to workout 5-10 minutes every...

Preventative Care is Self-Care

General health routines may have also become disrupted over the last year and a half. It may have been more difficult to get to appointments and there may have been...

Staying Active and Socially Connected: The Rocky Mountain MS Center’s Empower Program

The Rocky Mountain MS Center has adapted several programs to continue providing support services and social connection opportunities that our MS community counts on through disruptions to in-person activity caused...

Self-care Strategies: Preventative Care Checklist

Though not an exhaustive, this checklist can get you started with making sure you’re doing the most you can for your own preventative care. Take a few minutes to think...

Self-care Strategies: Good Sleep Hygiene Practices

One of the most overlooked areas of general health — especially for those living with MS — is also one of the most important: getting a healthy amount of good,...