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  • Christine Vander Wielen, M.S.W., LCSW
  • Series: Dear Rosa

Feeling overwhelmed? Overworked? Under appreciated? As schedules overflow, the first thing pushed aside is our self care. We make excuses for not exercising, eating poorly and being sleep deprived. While these seem to be solutions to our time crunch problem, our choices catch up with us, inevitably.

Good self-care helps to prevent burnout, feelings of overwhelm, and actually helps us to be more productive. It gives us a chance to recharge, manage stress and gain a fresh perspective.

So give yourself permission to make time for yourself and do something that is uplifting each day; go for a long walk, eat healthy and get some rest.