#24: Stacy Fisher-Gunn – The Importance of Self-Care

What is self-care?

Tune in to hear Stacy’s definition of self-care: what it looks like and how it relates to all areas of life, not only with regards to physical health but mental and emotional health as well. Stacy reveals what percentage of health care issues come back to self-care, and talks about its relevance to everything from dental care and medical care to therapy.

The Eight Dimensions of self-care

Living Upp’s programs are based on eight specific dimensions regarding self-care. Listen to Stacy give an outline of each of these dimensions, covering everything from emotions and inner truth to financial and environmental facets. She briefly paints a picture of how each of these dimensions impacts our well-being.

Common Problem Areas

Find out the most common area that many people neglect to nurture, and why this key component can affect all other dimensions.

The Importance of a Multi-Dimensional Approach

Here Stacy talks about how every individual is always evolving, and why self-care is not a ‘one size fits all’ solution. Learn why everybody needs an individualized plan and how day to day life changes will require different focuses.

Trends in Self-Care

Learn about the latest trends in the self-care realm according to Stacy, and why you can’t necessarily believe all the latest articles and information that floods the internet.

We also learn about how self-care strategies can save you time, money, and stress by preventing issues from arising in future.

“Stacking” Dimensions

Discover how to power up your self-care with stacking: identifying those activities or behaviors that will hit multiple dimensions, saving you time and leveling up your fulfillment. Stacy shares some tips and examples of how stacking works.

Self-Care in Relationships

Keep tuning in to find out the importance of self-care with regards to personal relationships, and how you can create the conditions to enable both partners to feel fulfilled. Stacy tells us that self-care is not necessarily a solo journey.

Warning Signs that you need more self-care

What does it look like when you neglect to take care of yourself? Find out the warning signals and symptoms that clue you in on when you need to take a step back, and a few simple tools that Stacy herself uses every day to check in, monitor her progress and keep herself accountable.

About Stacy Fisher Gunn

Founder of Living Upp, a self-care planning, and design company, Stacy Fisher-Gunn is an author, public speaker and self-care designer with over 18 years of experience in the healthcare industry. A registered Dietician and certified diabetes educator, she has worked in a large range of different facilities; including nursing homes, hospitals, doctor’s offices, and corporate wellness programs for companies such as Dell, Boeing, and Nike.

Stacy loves to work with people and organizations to help them come up with self-care strategies, using her tailored eight-dimensional self-care system.

Her book Uppward: A Self Care System for Purposeful Living describes eight unique facets of self-care, which act as the building blocks for all of Living Upp’s programs and pieces of training.

Stacy lives with her husband Jeremy in Issaquah, WA.

Links and How to Contact Stacy Fisher-Gunn
Visit the Living Upp website to see how it all works, schedule a strategy session and find out more about the self-care mastery program.
https://www.LivingUpp.com/self-care-mastery-program

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