The google definition of self care is “the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health…in particular during times of stress.”Read more
As a person who can suffer from depression, it can be challenging to take care of myself, let alone another person. Although, it’s not out of the ordinary that you know someone is going through a lot mentally as we speak. Maybe you already know about them, or perhaps you don’t.Read more
I’ll be honest—when I was in college, I really didn’t take very good care of myself.
I stayed up until the wee hours of the morning. I skipped meals. I never exercised. I smoked cigarettes, drank too much, and wore myself ragged when what I needed was to rest. I didn’t respect my body or my mind. I didn’t know how to cope with stress in healthy ways.Read more
If you have social anxiety, going on dates must sound like an absolute nightmare. It certainly does for me. Even getting a message on a dating app about meeting up made me feel sick.
Im an incredibly nice person so I still feel guilty about the time I stood a guy up due to my social anxiety. I went to the location, saw him standing there, panicked and immediately turned back. I apologised but let’s just say he didn’t message me again. Completely understandable.
Self-love. A difficult skill to come by if you struggle with mental health issues like myself. On some days, even trying to think of one thing I love about myself can be a massive challenge.
I used to be awfully shy, I hated my skin, my body, my hair. Literally everything about myself. If you told myself 3 years ago that I now run a blog where I preach about self-love… She will honestly never believe you. My self-love journey has been a long and winding road filled with many ups and downs. But I am finally at a perfect place where I want to be and never thought I would be.Read more
Why is self-care essential for our emotional, mental and physical well-being?Read more
Do you struggle to think of ways to relax after work? Do you just end up going to straight to bed as soon as you get home? Or just sitting around doing absolutely nothing?Read more