At this point in the year, I feel like no matter how much well-meaning advice I receive, I’m on autopilot and just trying to power through and finish everything, sometimes completely disregarding basic self-care like drinking water, eating proper meals, showering, and sleeping. This is a PSA to pause, take a breath, stretch, drink water, eat a proper meal, shower, and SLEEP. It’s important to give yourself time to recharge and refocus so that you can do more, do it quickly, and do it effectively. If my words aren’t enough to convince you, here are some cuties who might be able to sway you: