Healthy equity means that everyone has the same equal opportunity to be as healthy as possible. One’s ability to access food and health care should not be based on race or socioeconomic status. However, due to social, economic and environmental disadvantages, several minority groups do not have access to healthy food options, healthcare and insurance, and fair access to employment.
Taking care of yourself physically, mentally, and emotionally is essential for everyone. However, some things that work as self-care for extroverts – like relaxing with a group of friends – might not work for introverts.
The current health care crisis appears to be grinding the world to a halt. So, if the intense pressure of working remotely, homeschooling and maintaining a shred of self-care is starting to take a toll, know you are not alone.