That old cliche of self-care being bubble baths and going to pampering days at the spa?
Real self-care is far dirtier.
It's is defined as meeting our mental, physical and emotional needs.
So often, it's when it comes to caring for ourselves we must dig deep to understand the messy stuff that holds us back.
The stuff that keeps us from caring for ourselves and living life to the fullest.
Self-care is about self-listening and respecting our own needs, for the benefit of our wellbeing.
Self-care can be hard work at times but worth it.
Most of all it’s a necessity.
For fresh ideas on ways to support your self care, check out 70 Acts of Self Care the zine.