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The Dark Truths Behind Our Obsession With Self-Care


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author
Shayla Love
link
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/zmdwm4/the-young-and-the-uncared-fo [snip!]
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journal
Vice.com
year
2018
month
Dec 11

excerpt

I would hope that a life includes leisure, time with loved ones, and exercise. But self-care has been appropriated by companies and turned into #selfcare; a kind of tease about the healthcare that we are lacking and are desperate for. As Baba realized, you can’t actually treat an anxiety disorder with a bubble bath or a meditation app, and the supposition that you can is a dangerous one.

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