This was the year when the concept of self-care really came to the forefront. Many of us struggled with the perception that taking care of yourself is selfish. When you live with chronic illness, self-care is an essential part of your treatment regimen. As Marianna Paulson says in the article: “[S]elf-care can help propel you to better emotional, mental, and physical health.” Do you need a bit of help to embrace this? Read more about why self-care is not selfish.