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    • gmclean1 year ago

      Feels like I’ve read this article many times. Interesting but nothing new.

    • chrissetiana
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      1 year ago

      “just being is enough.”

      Sad that we think too much and try too much to keep up with what needs to be done that we lose track of what matters most. Self-love and self-care should always, always, always be on top of the list because all these roles we’re trying so hard to play will fail if we’re too depleted and stressed out.

    • deephdave
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      1 year ago

      “You may have to limit how often you’re on social media, or you may have to adjust your notifications,” she says. “You may not feel as ‘on’ as you did before, but my advice is to protect your well-being by putting in some self-care tools that you may not have used before.”

    • Raven1 year ago

      I’m really encouraged by this shift in prioritizing things in a new and healthy way. This article written by a mother is pertinent to fathers who do too much as well. I think our North American culture of success has had it’s makeup removed! Thank You Carona.

    • Florian
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      1 year ago

      she avoids feeling too stressed about wearing multiple hats by reminding herself that “just being is enough.”

    • Alexa
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      1 year ago

      This is really good, more of this! I get riled up by this hustle guilt that's so pervasive. And my goodness, the "Lean In" BS that was sold to women who need to do it all.

      Between being told we have the same amount of hours in the day as Beyoncé and the barrage of memes that claim we should be starting a business, healing traumas, and completing 50-leven projects, there is a pressure to perform at the highest level possible.

      It pains me that burn outs are so common now. I have friends who have to take digital detoxes, or turn of their phone for a week, just to cope. That pace is not sustainable, no way.

    • sylvieo1 year ago

      A good read for those who feel pressure to be "always on" -- don't forget to dip into your self care bag!