Is self-care another form of escape?

3 min readMar 19, 2020

You be the judge

I naively believed that self-care would be the answer. Low and behold, self-care has become a crutch; kind of like a subtle excuse that has put a hold on accountability and responsibility.

Much like everyone else in the world, self-care is fairly new to me. Once upon a time, I read about self-care and the benefits of emotional health and self-discovery.


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