I know in my heart of hearts that each self-care activity is so important for my mind, body and soul.
I need to remind myself that I am the only person who will advocate for my own self-care.
These are some examples of the added stress that caregivers endure during the most wonderful time of the year.
That is where self-care comes into play.
First, I am going to set the stage and explain why you need to give yourself permission to make your self-care a priority.
Part of me understands that each child is facing his or her unique challenges. Yet still, it was hard to find a place in my heart where I could feel compassion for this other student and try to send them love.
I sometimes feel as if I’m on a roller coaster of emotions. As they say, “Two steps forward, one step back.”
In the end, it’s still progress. There was a time when we saw little progress, so celebrate every step forward.