The Whys and Hows of Self Care for Women

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Elizabeth Cush on Self-Care

Stressed? Depressed? Anxious? Overwhelmed? In this week’s episode of Woman Worriers, host Elizabeth Cush talks about the importance of self care for women.

If we’re always putting everyone else’s needs first, there isn’t much energy left for us.
— Elizabeth Cush

Show Notes:

Your partner, your children, your parents, your tribe… If you’re like most women, you spend a lot of time and energy on your family and friends. But what about taking care of yourself? Too often, when we’re busy or stressed, self care goes by the wayside—just when we need it most. In this week’s episode of the Woman Worriers podcast, host Elizabeth Cush, LCPC, a licensed professional therapist and founder of Progression Counseling in Annapolis, Md., talks about what self care really is, why it’s so important and why it’s hard for women to make a habit of it. She also shares some simply tips for incorporating the practice of self care into your daily life.

Listen and learn:

  • Beyond the hashtag: What #selfcare really means

  • What self care looks like in your day-to-day life

  • Why most women aren’t consistent about self care

  • What happens when we skip self care—and it isn’t pretty

  • Three reasons why the practice of self care might not come easily to us

  • Signs that we might not be taking care of ourselves

  • Simple tips to get you started on a self-care routine

  • One surprising place where women can easily check in with themselves

  • How you can benefit from the simple power of breathing in and out

  • An easy exercise to energize yourself

  • When to give yourself a hug and why it’s so powerful

  • What to say to yourself when your Inner Critic shows up and starts talking to you

  • Why self care is called “a practice”


Learn More

> Simple Self-Care for Therapists by Ashley Davis Bush, LICSW

> Follow Woman Worriers on Instagram

> Follow Woman Worriers on Twitter

>  Subscribe to Woman Worriers on Apple Podcasts

> Fall mindfulness groups for women in Anne Arundel County, Md.

> Progression Counseling


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