💆Self-Care Thread

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Sometimes it helps to think about “what I can do to help myself” vs. worrying about appeasing everyone/everything that is causing stressors (work, relationships, etc.). Basically sometimes just take a moment to be kind to yourself.

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I workout every morning (weights, cardio), and maintain a reasonable and sustainable diet. As someone with bipolar disorder sleep is also very important - I strive for at least 6 hours in bed each night. And of course, medication and therapy.

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I started looking for a new job. It sucks, but no one is going to be as interested in my happiness as me.

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Help yourself by reaffirming that you are enough and don’t need external validation of this simple truth

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