Self-Care Isn’t Selfish or Superficial | Science shows that prevention is less costly than repair.
Psychology Today | Posted October 4, 2019 | Reviewed by Gary Drevitch
Self-care might at first strike one as another pop-psychology buzzword in this Age of Anxiety, when burnout is being called the “new normal." But science reveals its critical nature.
Self-care is a regular, intentional process of devoting oneself to protecting and sustaining mental health. It is backed by science and not just feel good, self-indulgent sentiments.