Alongside our studies, jobs or careers, there can frequently be persistent pressure in our personal lives to always stay motivated or constantly pursue the next goal; being productive is often seen as the most significant sign of success in our lives.
There is a place for productivity in life but if it’s our sole focus; there’s a chance we may overlook the moments in life that embrace the possibility of soulful nourishment. We must love ourselves enough to value being able to recuperate and recharge our emotional and mental health. Self-love isn’t selfish, it’s necessary.
It’s inevitable we’ll struggle with balancing everything going on in life from time to time. Allowing ourselves to practice self-care and rest is one of the most beneficial things we can do to support our well-being.
Remember to take care of yourself.
How do you show yourself love? What are your favourite ways to rest and relax?
NAMI Helpline – a free, nationwide U.S. resource that offers experienced peer-support guidance and advice
CheckPoint – global (by country) resources for mental health support
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