Are you struggling to remain professional and separate remote work from your personal life responsibilities at home? As Black women the ongoing reality of racial discrimination in the work place and the fight to always be respected and viewed as professional becomes a more complicated battle from the remote desk where their racial identity is challenged within your personal living environment.
Working from home as an effort to curve the pandemic has now challenged respect boundaries further for black women and created more space for biases in comparison to other races who already had the upper hand at the corporate work desk. There is the common belief that self-care is too time consuming, and it only involves putting yourself above others. This is a societal stereotype and not the true representation of self-care.
Yes, self-care is about taking yourself to dinner, getting your nails done, and buying yourself something special you have always wanted. Self-care is the deliberate act of caring for yourself mentally, physically, emotionally, and socially. It involves creating boundaries and putting yourself first!
Before plunging face first into the New Year New Me routine of goals, relationships, business launches, new job opportunities, wealth building, breaking generational curses and more, hit the brakes! Take a deep breath. Read On and apply these necessary actions:
Don’t forget to love and be patient with yourself regardless of your shortcomings. Amidst all the hard work, you must find time for yourself and invest in yourself through self-care.