- care of the self without medical or other professional consultation.
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Examples from the Web for self-care
For what are self-control and self-care, but the just fruits of intelligence?
There was growing within his breast a self-care and a self-reliance.William Lloyd Garrison
Archibald H. Grimke
Of late, self-care and self-enrichment, as a principle of life, have been berated and harshly condemned.
With sadness let us confess that our age is sinning grievously against this principle of self-care and self-love.
When men cease to rob women of their earnings they will find them generally, as thousands now are, capable of self-care.
- The care of oneself without medical, professional, or other assistance or oversight.
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