Self-Care

This is a great article that helped me understand the meaning of self-care. The media makes it out to be eating chocolate or getting a pedicure. Self-care and growth are often painful and difficult: “It is often doing the ugliest thing that you have to do, like sweat through another workout or tell a toxic friend you don’t want to see them anymore or get a second job so you can have a savings account or figure out a way to accept yourself so that you’re not constantly exhausted from trying to be everything, all the time and then needing to take deliberate, mandated breaks from living to do basic things like drop some oil into a bath and read Marie Claire and turn your phone off for the day.”

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