I have been discussing self-care for the better part of two years now, and it’s varied from coping with mental illnesses, fighting toxic urges and avoiding toxic people, fitting in morsels of time into a busy day to help rejuvenate one’s mind and emotional capacities, and a few more other topics. However, the one thing I have rarely discussed—and arguably one of the most important aspects of self-care—is self-love.
If 2020 has taught me anything at all, it is that life will always try to build some kind of barrier in our paths and the fallout from being stonewalled can be completely debilitating, especially if there’s no plan for protection set in place. Today, I wanted to chat briefly about how to create some self-care plans and intentions for those sorts of stress days that bitch-slap us when we absolutely least expect it or want it to.
About a six or seven months ago, I did a small article on video games that helped me conquer the toughest depression days. Well, today I’m going to chat about something similar. Each title on this list facilitated my ability to cope through some heavy and difficult situations; situations where I had to step away from my own thoughts and stresses in order to fully process them so that I could find the best means of discovering a solution or other relative method for grappling them.
Autumn is such a beautiful time of year. It’s one of my two favourite seasons of the year, and I’m quite positive that my birthday being in the middle of it has nothing to do with that, of course. Yet, even with how much of an aesthetic it is, even with all of the cosy…