Definition of self-care in English:

self-care

noun

mass noun
  • 1The practice of taking action to preserve or improve one's own health.

    ‘autonomy in self-care and insulin administration’
    1. 1.1 The practice of taking an active role in protecting one's own well-being and happiness, in particular during periods of stress.
      ‘expressing oneself is an essential form of self-care’
      as modifier ‘self-care methods such as meditation’

Pronunciation

self-care

/ˈsɛlfkɛː/