When we change how we feel about our chores, and how we view their necessity in our days, we can really make them count as self-care in our healing journey

When we think about self-care and healing, we often feel overwhelmed at the prospect of adding more things to our all ready overflowing to-do list. So if we can’t add more to the list, how can we make the items that are already on there really count? The answer: change how we feel about our chores, and how we view their necessity in our days. It might sound weird, but we can actually make our day-to-day tasks count as self-care in our healing journey.

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Main Take-Aways

• Your self-talk about the chores/tasks/work you have to do will shape how you feel about them

• You can reframe the way you look at the things on your to-do list not as things you “have to do”, but things you “get to do” as an act of self-care

• You can choose to look at the “mundane” tasks as a respite from our emotional turmoil

• Choose to do things you have to do with a focus on the feelings you want to experience. E.g. the sense of wellbeing that comes from having a tidy home, or the sense of pride that comes from knowing your dog feels great after taking her for a walk

Links to Resources

Clutter Bug: Audio Tools to Get Things Clean and Tidy | A course by Kelly-Ann Maddox

If you want to learn more about how to self-care, we actually have a module in The Healing Academy specifically devoted to the topic! Click here to enroll now!

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Mags

Mags

Having gained experience while working for a variety of European non-profits, I am proud to now work with SwanWaters. My connection with the website is not only professional. I am glad to tap into my personal experiences to help those who are living in toxic relationships whether with parents, partners or in their professional life. We need to make the world more aware of the devastating effects of emotional abuse and help more people on their way to heal and thrive.
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When we change how we feel about our chores, and how we view their necessity in our days, we can really make them count as self-care in our healing journey

When we change how we feel about our chores, and how we view their necessity in our days, we can really make them count as self-care in our healing journey


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