7 Things Every Exhausted Woman Should Do for Herself
How to be there for everyone who needs you—without turning into a Chardonnay-chugging, corn-chip-snarfing hot mess.
Rewrite Your Worst Days as Saturday Night Live Skits
At some point, the people you’re caring for are going to say and do things—possibly involving bodily fluids—that are going to put you over the edge. When this happens, of course, you’ll take a step back, choose to be mindful and otherwise respond in a perfectly mentally healthy kind of way. Except when you don’t. To gain a little distance between yourself and the this-can’t-be-happening reality, imagine how the situation would play out as a comedy sketch. In other words, find the funny. And for times when you can’t even muster the will to do that, there's always the Internet. Go find the most absurd comedy clips online, and drown your sorrows in this ridiculously cute example
, or this cringe-inducing yet hilarious story
As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.