If you're used to being the 'strong one' in life - the person who's there for others, who gives help rather than needing it - it can be easy to convince yourself that you don't need looking after too. But to stay strong, we do need self-care.
Posts from the ‘Mindfulness Tips’ Category
Like many things, self-kindness can lose its appeal if it feels like an extra duty you need to add into an already-busy life. I like to approach it as a practice of doing less, not more: less self-criticism, less pressure on myself, less trying to pretend I feel ok if actually things feel hard. Here are three things I can do without when I'm having a difficult day, and what I've learned to do instead.
You may have heard of the Slow Living movement, and it has much in common with mindful living. Every so often, I find myself called to slow down some more, to create time and space for what's most important in life. Here are three ideas for slower living, if you feel inspired to join me.