In Self-care for Tough Times, Suzy Reading shows the reader how to be their own safe place during periods of stress, grief, loss or change. A gentle yet powerful process is included for developing a self-care toolkit to call on during difficult periods, such as relationship breakdown, illness or death in the family, financial strain or simply feeling completely exhausted by life.
* It addresses many of the rising mental-health issues, such as anxiety, depression and burnout, and includes practices to promote resilience, self-worth and self-compassion.
* It addresses how stress and emotional trauma are held in the body, and how these may be gently released through touch, movement and breath.
There are three main parts to the book with self-care practices tailored to each: Stress & overwhelm, Grief & loss, Change & transition. The practices included are designed to promote healing and hope, and many are designed to be quick and easy for times when the reader feels exhausted or vulnerable.