Self-Care Challenge (Day 290): Doing Something for Love

cardboard boxes of old records

Sometimes supporting someone we love by doing something they love (even if we don’t love it too) is an act of self-care.

Yesterday, I accompanied my husband to yet another record show. Would I have preferred to stay in the car and read a book? Yes, I would have. But since he wanted me to go, of course I went. It was important to him, so it became important to me.

If you’re wondering how exactly doing something for someone else is considered self-care, then perhaps we need to take a step back and reconsider what self-care truly is. (And remind ourselves that self-care isn’t only about the self.)

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