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RSS FeedsWe Need to Make Self-Care More Accessible
(World News UK)

 
 

12 october 2018 19:31:59

 
We Need to Make Self-Care More Accessible
(World News UK)
 




Self-care has become a buzzword - or buzz concept - that dominates discourses of wellness, welfare and `living right`. It evokes images of clean white women doing yoga, or rigorous skin care routines, or blending up healthy smoothies in a Nutribullet. These conceptions of self-care can be damaging on several counts. They reinforce a blueprint of wellbeing that suggests self-care is only for the able-bodied (and, more often than not, women). Like most successful cultural tropes, it has also been co-opted into consumerism - self-care becomes something you can do if you can afford it, either in money or time. Itīs increasingly a habit to be sold. We have moved a long way from what...
 
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