I think it’s about that time where it’s hot and I don’t wanna do anything and on top of that I have what we call pandemic fatigue which makes me tired from anxiety. So, I didn’t want to self-care today but see, that’s why I be talking about the importance of it on this blog. We need to take care of ourselves even if we don’t want to. And last night I checked in and realized how lonely I felt, so I am glad to have had friend time. I forced myself to go tubing with my friend. I
I have been doing some serious avoidance. Currently on vacation, I decided I would take this time to really try to relax but also to delve into myself. I have done some relaxing, enjoyed myself, spent time with wonderful people, but I am displeased with how much I am avoiding “The Hard Stuff.” “The Hard Stuff” are the things you know you need to be doing because they center you but you feel you are better off ignoring because you don’t have to deal with discomfort if you do..
Because this blog is new, I will spend time talking about the specific thing I did and why it served as self-care. In the future you will have that information and I will share with you more on the specific activity that day. For now, let’s talk generally. One thing that I do as an act of self care is hiking. The area that I live in has beautiful metro parks. All you have to do is google outdoors and mental health and you will find a host of information about the benefits of