self care Archive

Thien-Kim is a scream

Self-Care’s Dirty Secret

How many times have I heard of the “Put on your oxygen mask before helping others” metaphor? The conversation about self care isn’t a new one. Everyday I see lists touting why self-care is important or what type of care is the …
Notebook and laptop

Giving Myself Permission To Write

Tonight I’m leaving my family for the weekend. I’m not going far, just a few miles away. With some points I saved up, I booked a hotel room for a few nights.  Just me, a king sized bed, my yoga pants, and …