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When I became a mom, I searched for a blog that resonated with every part of me: the nerdy kid, the ansty teenage feminist, the wayward 20-something, the ambitious career woman, the writer, the traveler, the wife, and yes, the mother. I couldn’t find that blog, so I wrote it. Welcome.

Is Self-Care Stressing You Out? You're Not Alone

Is Self-Care Stressing You Out? You're Not Alone

These days, the idea of self-care is everywhere, from magazine covers to social media. In theory, self-care is about taking charge of your own well-being and happiness. In practice, it’s much more complicated. A search of #selfcare turns up the following: Yoga. Manicures. Face masks. Netflix marathons. Shopping. Marie Kondo. Ice cream. Whole30. More face masks. Mindfulness. Smoothies. CrossFit. Going out. Staying in.

Did I mention face masks? 

Although we may not be able to settle on what self-care is, most of us can agree on feeling guilty about not doing more of it. Self-care has become just one more “to-do” we feel bad about not getting to. However, what if the problem lies not with us but with how we define self-care — or rather, how it’s been defined for us?

Full article at www.theverymom.com.

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