emotional self-care

I have spent much of my adult life feeling like I must be a terrible parent because I missed an award ceremony or didn’t make a Halloween costume.

You Are Definitely Too Hard On Yourself

Berating yourself for what you perceive as less than exemplary parenting is not only not making you a better parent, it’s probably limiting you. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.21.17   |   SHARE
Families
Real self-care is respecting yourself instead of, quite literally, spoiling yourself.

Why Real Self-Care Is Not Just Buying Bubbly Scented Bath Oils

Self-care is a phrase so enthusiastically tossed about as of late that in many ways it has lost all meaning. In the same way “wellness” has gone, the Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   09.18.17   |   SHARE
Minds
I recently told someone that I needed a little space, from her and the process we’re going through, as we get to know each other.

What It Means When Someone Says They Need Space

A request to disconnect doesn’t mean it’s over. It means the situation requires renewed compassion. Read...
James Woodruff of The Good Men Project    |   12.21.16   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
You matter and your happiness matters. Image: Thinkstock.

Why You Shouldn't Neglect Physical Self-Care

Take everything personally and think the worst of any situation? Overwhelmed with your job or at school? Say self-deprecating things about yourself, Read...
Elizabeth Tsung    |   06.30.16   |   SHARE
Bodies