Are you your own worst critic? It’s good to hold yourself accountable, but self-compassion is a requirement for good mental health. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) offers various ways to practice being gentle with yourself.[Read more…]
We all need the ability to soothe and care for ourselves. But how can we best do these things? Here we offer some tips to help you master these important skills.
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21st-century living can be very demanding. People are often consumed by their day to day responsibilities such as work, household chores, or taking care of loved ones. Often there is little choice but to focus on the next task on the to-do list. As a result, we neglect taking the time to care for ourselves, which can leave us feeling stressed and burned out.[Read more…]
Many people are finding themselves transitioning to a new normal due to the coronavirus outbreak. This new normal may include working from home, cancelled events, and closed stores and restaurants. These sudden changes to our daily lives have left many feeling down or anxious. As you navigate this transition, consider the following recommendations for maintaining self-care during the coronavirus outbreak.[Read more…]