But in my own self-care practice, I began to notice a trend of shielding myself from discomfort. I can send an e-mail instead of call so that I don’t have to deal with my phone anxiety. I can eat a lavish take-out meal instead of confronting my flawed coping mechanism of overeating. I can binge watch The Office instead of processing that microaggression I did earlier that day and making a commitment of how to do better next time.
I can drastically manipulate my environment so that I become the most functional, healthy, wise, self-cared-for individual...in my living room.Read More