Caring for yourself

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I just opened up [the pamphlet for caregivers] and the funny part was “taking care of yourself”. And that I had a problem with—what [is] “taking care of myself”? I’m not going to go to the cinema. I don’t have the money to go to a spa every weekend. And, in “taking care of yourself”, they had “take a nice hot bath”, with bubbly whatever. That helps. And, they have a Facebook [page], and I went “Ah wow.” […] They were suggesting, “reconnect with old friends and you might be surprised what you’ll learn.” And it’s true. The other one was simple things; read a book. We tend to think everything has to be big and we’re in a society of abundance. So, treating yourself could be like, “I’m going to change my hair.” And that’s fine, but it doesn’t have to be that. It’s doesn’t have to cost.

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