Some days it is easier to self-care than others. Christine Judd and I talk about the things we do to get through the days when it is a little harder.
Everybody gets that. I don’t believe that anyone, any human being, doesn’t from time to time have a meltdown. Welcome to the human race.
In this space, we are looking at the ins and outs of self-care. I will be giving you lots of ideas on how to build self-care into your daily life.
Once you start thinking of self-care as a way to look after different aspects of your being, you open yourself up to creative ways to self-care.
As survivors our alarm bells go a little bit haywire.What we need to look for: Is this a toxic pattern or is this a one-off?
People often think of self-care as bubble baths and fancy chocolates, but I think that a much too narrow definition of the concept.
The short-coming isn’t in the emotional pain you feel. The short-coming is in our collective inability to understand that there is no time-line for healing.
With abusers constantly attacking our boundaries, we develop toxicity; a defense mechanism consisting of a set of unhealthy attitudes and behavior to cope
Every time we set ourselves overly ambitious goals that are doomed to get the better of us, we feel like a failure.
Sometimes it is easier to just put down one big boundary rather than 100 little, individual ones. The biggest of all big boundaries is obviously No Contact