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True self-care brings freedom

True self-care is letting yourself be normal. Not having to keep up with a new thing to buy. If you find yourself having to indulge in consumer self-care regularly, it's because you are disconnected from actual self-care.

Real self-care involves making choices for your long-term wellness.

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True self-care is very simple. It is not salt baths and chocolate cake and turning your phone off for the day to escape from life. Self-care should not be something we resort to because we are so exhausted.

It is choosing to build a life you don’t need to escape from regularly. It often inv...

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There's a lot of chatter about "self-care". Between wellness and beauty companies promising to release feel-good endorphins with every product and being told to take more baths and learn to meditate, it can be confusing to determine what "you" time really should be—and shouldn't be. 

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How to Get a Good-Night Sleep

  • Have a regular bedtime.
  • Protect your sleep time by saying no to late-night commitments- especially if you know you have a big day following.
  • Invest in good sheets- you deserve them!
  • Make sure your bedroom is dark and cool. 
  • Pamper yourself with an essential...

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Labeling emotions and acknowledging traumatic events, both natural outcomes of journaling, have a known positive effect on people, and are often incorporated into traditional talk therapy.

Keeping a journal helps to organize an event in our mind, and make sense of trauma. 

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