The Wednesday Worm

Christopher Durao
My Nightly Self-Care Practice

My Nightly Self-Care Practice

Rain-Dwellers, Hey all! I hope you’re having a good week so far. This week I wanted to tell you all about the self-care routine I have been keeping for myself nightly. After my workday, dinner and getting myself settled down and comfortable, I have been practicing meditation for just 10 minutes a night. I throw on some meditation music on my phone and set a timer and practice stillness. I’m constantly moving and trying to get all the things done I need to do and I tend to be very wound up from all the productivity, so taking time to...

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Christopher Durao
Support Systems Provided By Resilience

Support Systems Provided By Resilience

Hey all! I’ve been working on coming up with formats for these different weekly sources of mental health value I am providing as to give myself some guidance each week to better serve you all. So below I am going to write a list that can be easily read to identify these systems and explain a bit about them.

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Christopher Durao
Being Kind To Myself

Being Kind To Myself

Rain-Dwellers, I’m very busy this week, but in a good mentally. I have a giant workload, finishing up the preorders from July 17, and printing the Basic stuff, plus client work. I was literally looking for free hours in my schedule last night and I was having trouble. Busy is good, but also to be this busy I need to make sure I am maintaining my own mental health, so I don’t burn out in a depression or work myself up with anxious thoughts.

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Christopher Durao
Reframing a Bad Day

Reframing a Bad Day

I had a frustrating day today. Nothing went as I had planned. Having spent a lot of time in the past decade in the military, I like my routine and structure. It really helps me to be productive, as well as keep my anxiety at bay knowing what I am going to be doing and when I will be doing it.

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