Why. Oh why. Is it so difficult to drink water? I just bought this water bottle and I’m hopeful its encouraging words do the trick. I love water when I’m thirsty! But for some reason, it’s the most undesirable thing when I’m not. Which is often, despite the fact that I know I’m dehydrated. This is being put under the “the hard stuff” category because I struggle with my water intake and it impacts my muscles and pain level. So, today I commit to drinking one of these. It seems
I think we know what this is yall.. Do you have difficulty participating in pampering? Do you think you deserve it? Why or why not. Well, let me stop you right there. You do. But let’s make a distinction here, not if it negatively impacts you. Does pampering yourself put you a bad position to pay rent? Are you worst after “treat cho self?” Then check that shit. #scotd #yay
Cooking is an act of self care for me because it is actually an act of self love. A labor of love. To cook means you have to put a lot of thought into yourself, energy included. Sometimes struggling with our mental health and/or self esteem means that we don’t think we are worth the work. At the bare bones of it, some people struggle with eating altogether! So cooking is an extra labor. This is a pie I made. A pie I made during grieving. A pie I made over and over again. Is i
This is a tough one yall. This is one of those, “have to force yourself.” As a matter of fact, so is writing. Let’s take a minute to talk about why self-care can evoke feelings of self-punishment. Well, the reason is that we are all children. Low key. We all just children, balking at what we don’t want to do even though we should and it’s for our betterment. Sometimes it forces us to feel discomfort physically or emotionally. And it causes us to have to wrecken with ourself.