if painting your nails make you feel better, do it. if putting stickers on personal items makes you feel better, do it. if drawing shippy or kinky or silly or emotional things make you feel better, do it. if there is something that makes you feel better, even just a little bit, just fuckin do it
dont be embarrassed about what self care means to you. self care is important, and so are you
i went on a class trip to an art museum a while ago and the rules were put up like this
Put yourself and your recovery first.
Unfollow triggering blogs. Follow inspiration and recovery blogs.
Give yourself positive reminders everyday.
Make a list of things which help you and refer to it when needed.
Accept relapses will happen, but it’s part of recovery. Learn from them.
Let yourself be helped by others.
Don’t ever give up. It will be hard, but it will be worth it.