We may think of self-care as a lot of things but it’s important that we make a distinction between its realistic capabilities and its perceived mythical powers. Read on to find out its true nature and how it can really help.
What if instead of averting our attention elsewhere we got to know this foe? It’s not easy, nor can it be pleasant. But then again, neither is what ensues when we disregard it.
We set boundaries with all of those around us- with coworkers, partners, friends, family, neighbors and even with the person delivering our takeout. We also might have a challenging time setting boundaries if it means changing those boundaries, like being more rigid or being more vulnerable.
When we’re holding so much for others, we forget we only have two hands and neither is left for us. If we’re honed in on what other people need from us instead of what WE need from ourselves, then our own needs get left in the dust.
How to block out burnout this summer When the fireworks become nightly background noise and ice cream becomes a food group, summer is in full effect. Whether you enjoy your time out in the sun or prefer turning your a/c on blast, when summertime sets in it can be both unwaveringly exhausting and utterly refreshing all at once. It may be this continuation of emerging from Covid, finishing up school, having summer [...]