We all need to practice self love and care but it seems during the holiday season. If you have a chronic illness, it’s doubly important.
We sometimes forget that as we try to do way too much for everyone else and end up crashing or having flare up. I have always been the holiday spirit maker in my family. I used to enjoy it very much. I realized this year while making the tree, that I can’t be the only one anymore. What used to take me an hour to do, took all day and a lot of pain medication to accomplish.
I’ve always put the needs of everyone before mine, but in order to keep participating in the festivities, I need to also practice self love and care. This year I am going to give a gift to myself, one that doesn’t cost any money. I am totally cutting the toxic people out of my life and I will not feel guilty about it at all. As for the toxic people I can’t cut off, I won’t let them get to me.
What gift will you be giving yourself this year?