Have you had a glass of water yet today? Are you fed? Have you felt the sun on your face? Have you walked? Have you exercised? Are you meditating? Did you read a book today? Have your eyes been off your screen?
Do you still hurt?
I hurt so so very much.
Care isn’t individual. It’s not a Wellness Webinar that teaches you how to take a five minute break so you can work another ten hour shift. Wellness Webinars make your collapse your problem. It’s not your problem.
This is hard and I am drowning.
Care is radical and collective. Our employers are scared of care, because care makes change. So they offer us self-care.
Your struggle is not a personal failing.
You are not failing.
You have been failed.