Basic Needs Checklist

Basic Needs Checklist:
Creating a Picture of Your Lifestyle

This checklist isn’t about guilt.  It is only meant to remind you how you are currently caring for yourself.

Do you eat something fresh and unprocessed every day?
Do you allow time in your week to touch nature, no matter
how briefly?
Do you get enough sunlight, especially in the wintertime?
Do you drink enough water?
Do you know enough about your body and health needs?
Do you feel you get enough fun exercise?
Do you make time for friendships?
Do you have friends you can call when you are down, friends who will really listen?
Do you honestly ask for help when you need it?
Do you regularly release your negative emotions?
Do you forgive yourself when you make a mistake?
Do you do things that give you a sense of fulfillment, joy and purpose?
Is there abundant beauty in your life?  Do you allow
yourself to see beauty and to bring beauty into your home
and/or office?
Do you make time for solitude?
Are you getting daily or weekly spiritual nourishment?
Can you remember the last time you laughed until you cried?
Do you accept yourself for who you are?