It's OK To Take  A Mental Health Day, Or Two

People may say that it's selfish to focus on yourself. I say it's necessary. After all, how can you possibly be the best version of yourself if you're not taking care of yourself?

When you're in college, and even when you're just living your life, things pile up. No matter how much you prepare, things happen and more and more gets put on your plate. It's really easy to throw your hands up and say, "I give up." We've all been there a time or two.

Or, you could take a mental health day.

That's right. You heard me. Take time for yourself. Don't worry about non-pressing obligations. Sleep in. Fix yourself dinner. Watch a movie. Catch up with friends. Whatever it is hat makes you happy, do it.

I'll be first to admit that it's easier said than done. But, just do it. It really does help. And it will make you a much happier person.

Sometimes, things can wait. People can wait. You have to do what's best for you. You only have one life. Live it as best as you can, and as happy as you can.

Only you know what's best for you, and if you need to take a mental health day. Take one.

And don't let anyone make you feel bad about it.

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