Self-care and body image are confusing. Here are a few thoughts on what self-care truly is and how it can help cultivate a peaceful, grateful body image.
Self-care. It’s something I’ve grappled with. And it’s something I’m still working on. Before we get into body image, let’s look at what self-care is.
Underlying my self-care struggles were misconceptions based off the the self-care trend, the craze that zones in on only a sliver of the whole. You know the one: the mandala coloring page, bubble-blowing, manicure-day sliver. Not that there’s anything wrong with any of that.
But it’s not enough. If you stop there, you might come to these same three conclusions I did: