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Mental Health and Self-love: At 38, I…

                                                                          Inspired by Lena Dunham’s Instagram post: 

Lena Dunham, Instagram. 2019.

At 38:

I know who I am.

I understand my mind, body and soul both separately and whole.

I am the strongest I’ve ever been.

I take care of myself.

I help others. 

I love my daily routine.

I meditate every morning.

I write throughout each day.

I exercise and do yoga.

I take breaks.

I practice acts of self-care.

I regulate my nervous system.

I see past the bullshit.

I feel appreciation and gratitude.

I follow my intuition.

I own my past.

I love who I’ve become.



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Mental Health and Self-love: At 38, I…

Jenna Grace

Jenna Grace is a writer and educator with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), sensory processing disorder (SPD), premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), social anxiety disorder (SAD) and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) diagnoses. She writes and speaks about topics including healing from trauma, coping with neurological disorder and practicing mindfulness in order to help others and to explore new meaning. Visit her website for more of her stories.

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Grace, J. (2019). Mental Health and Self-love: At 38, I…. Psych Central. Retrieved on August 15, 2020, from


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