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Are You Sabotaging Your Self-Care? Here's My Cautionary Tale

  Photo credit: Jakob Owens   This may sound like an asinine question and completely counterintuitive to the practice of self-care, but it’s a real truth that’s pervasive with today’s self-care practices. As you know from my posts, I’m very active. I enjoy weightlifting and as of last year, I began running. Those are my self-care activities. I realized firsthand that my self-care outlook had gone amiss. When I was really busy with work, other responsibilities and didn’t have time for working out, I became agitated with myself. I was annoyed by not accomplishing my self-care goals for that day. The less time I had to dedicate to self-care, the more my agitation grew. I felt stressed, anxious, and guilty....

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