Self-care. Say those words and you’ll get eye rolls and excuses like, “I don’t have enough time” or “ but my partner/child/parent/job really needs me”. Why is it we are so willing to put the needs of others in front of very basic self-care? Why are we taught that saying no and taking a bit of time of our own is selfish?Read more
“I never feel so much myself as when I'm in a hot bath.I lay in that tub on the seventeenth floor of this hotel for-women-only, high up over the jazz and push of New York, for near onto an hour, and I felt myself growing pure again. I don't believe in baptism or the waters of Jordan or anything like that, but I guess I feel about a hot bath the way those religious people feel about holy water.” ― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
Substitute hot bath with float tank, the sounds of New York for the sound of silence and maybe you can understand why the first time I read this quote I connected so deeply.
I always used to wonder why, for my clients and for myself, it was so hard to schedule time for a massage.Read more