Sometimes self-care is about thriving and leveling up to the best you can be. At other times, it is very much about surviving and making it through difficult phases of life.
We all have challenging phases of life that bring times of loss, change, trauma, or any type of extreme stress; it is part of the universal experience, and it is part of being human. But it is during these times, that a special kind of self-care is called for.
“Coping” is the best word to fit the bill, but you can also think of it as nurturing yourself the way you would do your own child if he or she was hurt.
The way that you address these issues can have a major effect on the way they affect you. The good news is that there are a variety of methods you can integrate into your tool box, and they all fall into pretty much the same category as overall self-care.
Not only can you use these tools to keep from getting sucked further into the rabbit hole,...