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The Psychology of Self-Care

I talk about self-care a lot. With my clients, with my friends and family, even in my blog before (see here and here). Just a quick Google of “self-care” brings up a plethora of information. A few weeks ago, if you follow me on Instagram (@real_life_psych), I spent a whole weekend practicing self care. It was actually a challenge at times, trying to keep the focus on myself (it’s not always my nature), but it was a great practice. We don’t always have the time (or the energy). Today, let’s start at the very beginning… What is Self-Care? Self-care is anything you do to recharge yourself so you are able to be the best self you can be. The water-bucket metaphor is a common one: We fill others’

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