We talk a lot about the importance of self care on our forums, so I apologize for writing about it again. However, I am feeling quite drained, more emotionally than physically, the last few days and I am re-evaluating how much time I am putting into my self care needs right now. I think it needs to be a little more, and as a result I revisiting a column I wrote in February 2019 called Practicing Self-care Doesn’t Mean You’re Being Selfish.
While I want nothing more than to be involved in any project that might eradicate this horrible disease for all of us, I am finding it important to put up some boundaries right now and find some balance. I am also evaluating what will replenish my energy levels the fastest, as they’re being drained pretty rapidly these days. Replenishing my energy is what self-care projects help me with, so I’ve spent some time reading other columnist’s pieces on self-care to give me some ideas. If you’re struggling with this, I’d highly recommend reading a few of these columns:
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