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The questions really forced me to evaluate myself as an academic but more importantly my personal life. As a Ph.D. student, I struggle with work-life balance (whatever that is LOL) and I only recently mastered self-care.
What are your self-care practices?
Laughing, making other people laugh, giving thanks, daily moments of silence, and giving. I find myself constantly at a place of “want,” (ex. wanting more money) because this can create anxiety, I’m learning to give more. Everything I desire, I try to give it and I’ve learned it will always return to me.
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