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Post of The Month (August)

Meggles is our Post of The Month winner voted by the community for the following post:

"my recent post and a comment from another user has made me realise that self care is so important.

I wanted to start a thread in the Health and Wellbeing section of the boards about self care.

Self care is provided by you, for you

I know a lot of us are struggling at the moment with different aspects of our own lives, and sometimes we get so lost in these we forget to take time for ourselves. This tread is, a Reminder to you to take time out for yourself during the difficult times.

down in the comments I would really love for people to share ideas and tips about self- care. to remind ourselves and others in the community.

My way of self care when i recognise ( or someone recognises i have neglected myself) is:

Take a walk and admire whats around me ( take as long as needed)
treat myself to a bath with a bathbomb and bubbles ( bubbles are important)
make a hot drink and just sit down with a film.

Please feel free to share your ideas!

The Mix have a guide to self-care which you can find here."
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      Doea that mean mods too :P
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          Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow

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            Originally posted by *Heather* View Post
            Doea that mean mods too :P
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              Thumbs up!
              How to be a woman, Caitlin Moran, 2011. Ebury Press.

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                “Love is louder then the pressure to be perfect.” - Demi Lovato

                “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” - Albert Einstein

                “We're all human, aren't we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.” - J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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                      "Oh, you can't help that," said the Cat: "we're all mad here. I'm mad. You're mad."
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                          Happy to be here

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                            (Thumb) I don't know how to make the thumb face. Sorry.

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                              I agree, sorry I don't have those lil emo dudes!

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