Nowadays, “self-care” is as ubiquitous as gym selfies and Instagram-worthy slices of avocado toast.
That is to say, self-care is everywhere.
As the wife of a licensed professional counselor and as somebody who lives with my own mental health issues, I believe that practicing self-care is a critical component to living a well-balanced life.
But are we taking the concept of self-care too far? Are we misunderstanding what it means to care for ourselves deeply and compassionately? Continue reading