Chronic Joy is an everyday Valentine and love letter to you. Our heart's have always been to share God’s love, kindness, and our tools and resources.
Self-care includes the whole self - body, soul, mind, and spirit. When one is neglected, all are affected. I’d let so many things creep in without thinking, and I’d neglected myself. Self-care isn’t selfish, it’s an essential part of life.
You’ve likely experienced a myriad of emotions related to being stricken with a chronic illness. How do you deal with those emotions? Do you find healthy outlets for them or do you feel so overwhelmed that you keep them locked inside?
Don’t let anyone convince you that the term "caregiver self-care" is an oxymoron. Without it we put our physical and mental health at risk.