Self-care is really popular these days.
It’s being talked about everywhere from lifestyle blogs and yogini Instagram feeds to mainstream media outlets.
And it’s no real wonder that that’s the case.
Who doesn’t like the idea of spending a little quality time with yourself? Of doing things that make you feel good? Of taking good, nurturing care of yourself, to combat the daily grind of our frenetic modern world?
We all know how stressful it can be.
Practicing self-care also has the powerful effect of allowing us to receive -- which is especially meaningful to those of us for whom receiving love and care has been a complicated prospect in our lives. Those of us who are used to giving (and giving, and giving) instead.
It flips that dynamic on its head, and damn if it doesn’t feel good.Read More