It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of self-care. It’s the foundation of living a life of well-rounded well-being. As the colloquial proverb goes, “you can’t pour from an empty cup,” meaning you’ve got to focus some of your energy on you before you can help others. In a society where hustle is everything, and constant productivity is the norm, it can be challenging to rationalize taking a few steps back to prioritize you– before burning out.
Self-care is my (whole grain)bread-and-(vegan)butter as a Health and Wellness Coach. But sometimes self-care is mistaken for a last-resort measure used when stress reaches the top of the metaphorical barometer instead of a preventive and ongoing set of tools and strategies. If you know the feeling of being totally strung out and reaching for your meditation app you haven’t used in two weeks (no judgment!) it’s time to talk about
Future You Care.
As I’ve posted time and time again, I love my Shine Text app dearly (and no, this is not sponsored!). Every morning I check in on the app, do the daily meditation exercise which always increases my motivation for the day and gives me the boost I need to get going. Sometimes these meditations include