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Updated: Feb 8, 2023

Each year, July 24 is recognized as International Self-Care Day (ISD). This special day provides an opportunity to bring attention to the importance of taking care of one's self.

4 Tips to Self Care

Knowledge & health literacy: People with strong health literacy skills enjoy better health and well-being, while those with weaker skills tend to engage in riskier behaviour and have poorer health. Understanding our bodies, recognizing when something is not right, seeking help, asking questions and monitoring our health are great examples that can help with knowledge and health literacy.

Physical activity: Having regular physical activities helps manage your weight, reduce the risk of disease, strengthen bones & muscles and helps improve your brain health. Seek advice from a physician before starting any new strenuous exercise.

Healthy Eating and rational use of products: The benefits of healthy eating can not be stressed enough when it comes to our overall health. Healthy eating allows our bodies to consume the vitamins and minerals that help fuel our bodies and can assist in fighting off chronic disease. Does this mean can't kick back and enjoy ourselves by heading out for a bite to eat? Not really. Rational use of products is key.

Me Time: We saved me time for last because it is often overlooked in our busy lives of work, taking care of our families and running our households. Everyone deserves a break. From reading a book and watching movies to going for a walk or just having a pot of tea at your favorite spot, taking a break can clear your mind, help you relax and feel refreshed.

Now for the fun stuff.............

Full Contest Rules

Pacific Coast Health Services of Victoria and Nanaimo have teamed up with our very good friends James Bay Pub to bring one lucky winner a little relaxation of a $50 gift card to be used for food at the James Bay Inn Pub or James Bay Inn Restaurant. Contest runs from Monday July 18th, 2022 until Sunday July 24th, 2022.

Chef Salad from the James Bay Inn Pub


  1. You must read and abide by all rules set forth.

  2. No Purchase Necessary

  3. Purchase does not enhance or improve your chances of winning.

  4. The contest is open to employees, contractors, clients and the general public who reside on Vancouver Island.

  5. The contest is available on Facebook and Instagram as a single contest.

  6. You must be a Pacific Coast Health Services fan on the social media platform that you enter on. This is so we can reach out to you via dm to notify you.

  7. Two entries per person (one on Facebook and one on Instagram)

  8. Enter by liking the contest post on Facebook and or Instagram and commenting about what you do for self care.

  9. Entries on Facebook must be using a profile name that matches your exact first and last name as it is spelled on your current ID.

  10. Facebook profiles that have nicknames, aliases or variations in the spelling of their legal name as it is on their valid government ID, are disqualified.

  11. No entries can be done on someone else's behalf.

  12. Pick up during office hours at our Victoria office located at 2631 B Douglas St, Victoria, BC is the only way to receive the prize.

  13. Prizes MUST be picked up within 30 days of when Pacific Coast Health Services announces the winner.

  14. Prizes cannot be picked up by someone other than the declared winner.

  15. The contest is at the sole responsibility and at the discretion of Pacific Coast Health Services and in no way part of Facebook or Instagram.

  16. Pacific Coast Health Services reserves the right to disqualify any such entrants that do not follow the rules set forth in this post.

  17. Pacific Coast Health Services reserves the right to modify or change the contest rules at anytime to enhance the understanding of the contest rules.

  18. Entries must be in by 6:30 p.m pacific standard time on Sunday, July 24th, 2022. 2021.

  19. Declared winner must agree to have their picture taken and posted on the Pacific Coast Health Services Social Media platforms for the purpose of transparency to all entrants.

  20. If you have any questions about this contest or any contest that we have please send an email to

Baron of Beef at the James Bay Inn Restaurant

Important: Rational use of products & services is key to true self care.

Indulging excessively is NOT self care. Please enjoy responsibly and always consult your physician prior starting any new exercise or if you have dietary questions.

From Victoria BC to Nanaimo BC, Pacific Coast Health Services provides home healthcare for seniors and persons with disabilities. From respite care & 24-hour care to dementia care & advanced foot care, our care line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - 365 days a year. To book your free in-home healthcare assessment.



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