Article: 5 Tips for Self-Care in a Culture That Glorifies Stress

By: Christine Deneweth

Feeling busy and worn out seems common these days – and we don’t necessarily see that as a bad thing. We often believe that overwork and stress are signs that we’re working as hard as we should be.

So how can you prioritize taking care of yourself when society is encouraging you to push yourself to the point of exhaustion to succeed?

Put those productivity pressures on pause for a moment by taking in the message of this comic. Crass has some reminders of what we often forget when we talk about self-care.

With these tips in mind, you can find your own pace for self-care – and remember that taking time for yourself doesn’t make you less valuable, in spite of our culture’s capitalistic glorification of stress.