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Hannah Daisy Illustrates #BoringSelfCare on Instagram


There are many ways to practice self-care. Often, when self-care is promoted, the focus is on relaxing tasks like taking a bath, cuddling up on the couch, doing some gentle yoga or meditating. However, not all self-care is enjoyable. Sometimes, the best way to really take care of yourself is to cross off the more boring items on your to-do list.

“In my profession, we talk about self-care involving a much wider range of ‘occupations’ or ‘things you have to do every day,’” Hannah Daisy, a mental health occupational therapist, told The Mighty. “I started to feel that conversations online about self-care often alienated people.”

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For more #boringselfcare, follow Hannah Daisy on Instagram.