Retail therapy, for one, is considered by many as a way of decompressing. But anything we do on emotion can develop into a compulsion.
Here’s a secret wellness influencers don’t want you to know: the perfect self-care routine doesn’t exist. There isn’t a singular path to improving one’s well-being.
If you find that your usual self-care routines are doing little to improve your well-being, you might need professional intervention. And for a lot of us, professional help means therapy.