When Self-Care Stops Caring

This is NOT going to be a post railing against self-care because I am a HUGE supporter of self-care.  I think it’s something that everyone needs to do and I think it is a missing component in many people’s healthy living/seeking routines.

That said, there are times when self-care is the exact opposite of care and that is a problem.

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Working on Restoring

I think a lot of us, me included, feel like in order to be good and productive members of society have to do more.  More work, more outings, more social functions, more workouts, more dieting, more social media worthy activities, more whatever.  Because if you’re not doing more, you’re being lazy.

I have noticed lately that I always feel like I need to do something, whether it’s work, working out, going out with Adam, or whatever.  Slowing down feels lazy.  Another part of the constant more for me is trying to keep up with what I *think* everyone else is doing.  Because I work from home and I set my own schedule, it’s easy for me to jam as much stuff into my day just so I can keep up and not be lazy.    Picture by Yoga with Dearbhla https://www.yogawithdearbhla.com/yoga-styles Continue reading