Jul
182017

5 Self-Care Strategies That Aren’t Fucking Mani-Pedis

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been tired the last couple weeks. Like existentially tired. The current political climate is testing the limits of my emotional resources in ways that I haven’t quite experienced before. I find myself, more than ever, drawing on the practices that help me regroup and recharge so I can participate in life in the ways I want.

But self-care isn’t easy for many people. And the messages we get about it are often steeped in gender role essentialism and commercialistic intent. Since I talk a lot about self-care in my work teaching about empathy,  many friends have come to me asking… (This article was originally published on The Continuum Collective. To read the full article, click here.)

 

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