Hell Yeah Self-Care: A Trauma-Informed Workbook

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Dec 19, 2020 - Mental health - 272 pages

Take a moment to pause... Breathe... And ask yourself, what does self-care mean to you?

Times are very tough-in a world that pushes us to go faster, be the best, and get ahead of others, we often forget to focus on ourselves, leaving us with anxiety, anger, burnout, stress, and trauma. In this creative workbook and journal leading mental health pioneers, Alex Iantaffi and Meg-John Barker, provide you with the tools to begin your self-care journey and develop sustainable self-care routines and rituals that work for you.

Featuring a diverse range of experiential exercises, activities, and opportunities for reflection, while drawing upon a range of practices and approaches including systemic and existential therapies, Buddhist mindfulness, Pagan ritual, trauma-informed practice, intersectional feminism and more. This book explores self-care in all its forms and covers somatic self-care, plural selves, emotions and feelings, relationships, and care for others.

Empowering, illuminating and written with authenticity and honesty throughout-this is a manual for everyone and will help you look after yourself on your path towards happiness and wellbeing.

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Alex Iantaffi is an internationally recognized independent scholar, speaker, and writer on issues of gender, disability, sexuality, and mental health. They are also a licensed marriage and family therapist, sex therapist, somatic experiencing practitioner and supervisor. They have previously published Gender Trauma, How to Understand Your Gender, and Life Isn't Binary.

Meg-John Barker is an internationally renowned writer, therapist, and activist-academic specializing in sex, gender, and relationships. They have published over twenty books including Queer: A Graphic History, How to Understand Your Gender, and Life Isn't Binary.

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