In Self-Care: Ideas and Stories for Putting Yourself First, there are five pillars of self-care that Wen introduces to you that you need in your life. He also brings up common myths that we all have about self-care and really explores what self-care means to different people. Wen interviewed everyday people from around the world with different backgrounds to understand how they view their own well-being because he believes that everyone is an expert of their own care. In addition, he brings up common self-care ideas backed by research. In the end, he challenges each reader to build their own self-care routine and gives steps that have been helpful for people he has worked with in creating behavior change.
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Wen Soon is a certified health and wellness coach who lives in San Jose, California. He has spent his life in the public health space. Behavior change has captured his interest. His future ambition is to get a marriage and family therapy license to help other people build better relationships. The majority of his free time is spent in a dance studio practicing for ballroom and latin dance competitions.