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Self-Care Isn’t Code For Instant-Gratification

True self-care often hurts but eventually heals.

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I was holding up my weight on wobbling wrists, sucking in both my belly and breath and wondering how I got to be so weak. That’s when I heard an encouraging voice,

“Breathe out and whisper ‘I am strong.’”




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Isabella Martin

Isabella Martin

American living in Italy, learning to live slower & savor more • Self-Help Writer • Join Medium:

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