Last year we asked our Instagram followers how they recognise when they need more self-care. Some people referenced physical symptoms like tension headaches, spots, illness, being run down, fatigue, and others talked about mental symptoms like not being able to concentrate or speak properly, forgetfulness, depression, anxiety and tension. I could relate totally to everything that was said, and I have learned the hard way over the years that self-care really is essential to my happiness and wellbeing. It was all about socialising and partying. I also loved music and that went hand in hand with going out. I had a safe and sheltered childhood and loving parents.
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