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How to Understand and Prioritize Your Self Care

Understanding Self Care, Photograph by Cathal Mac An Bheatha

Photograph by Cathal Mac An Bheatha

Self care sounds easy, but requires understanding, practice and awareness to become a lifelong practice

These days, we are inundated with tips and tools for self-growth. lf you’re on the path of transformation, you’ll notice that most of these helpful suggestions and practices overlap — which is a good thing. It tells us that basically ‘all roads lead to Rome’. You can pick whichever one feels right for you. You can try one on for size and if it doesn’t fit, try something else. You learn along this way, no matter what.

One of these categories of self-growth is ‘Self Care’. But what does that term mean?

We’re told to take time for ourselves, to

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