Taking care of yourself physically, mentally, and emotionally is essential for everyone. However, some things that work as self-care for extroverts – like relaxing with a group of friends – might not work for introverts.
The current health care crisis appears to be grinding the world to a halt. So, if the intense pressure of working remotely, homeschooling and maintaining a shred of self-care is starting to take a toll, know you are not alone.
Universally, there is still a stigma circling the topic of mental health. And luckily, it has been getting more shine recently due to the #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter movements, and even celebrities being more open about their own battles with mental health. However, even talks of therapy are still a taboo subject in the Black community.
The human brain is arguably the most important organ in the body. It’s function is to make us feel human. This powerhouse allows us to coordinate actions and reactions, think and feel, and enables us to have memories and experiences.