When Self-Care Means Persevering

Sometimes, #selfcare means persevering and doing the hard things! When we persevere, we gain fortitude, confidence, and are more merciful with ourselves.

Recently, I wrote about self-care for moms with PMDD.  And I totally stand by everything I shared with you in that post… but some of the struggles I’ve faced over the past few weeks have made me consider a different, less discussed side of self-care.

When I think of self-care I think of soaking in detox baths, cancelling plans if I’m exhausted, and resting in the coziest robe I can find for as long as I feel my body needs it.  These are all super important, even necessary things.

I’ve realized, though, that sometimes self-care looks a little different.

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