First step: Self-care isn't selfish. Your happiness depends on it. Limits are important for health. Like everyone else, you need love, rest, food, and grace.
Choose a bright water bottle to promote hydration each week. Beautiful new dream notebook. A sleep, exercise, or creative hour.
Remember your childhood joys. Maybe playing a guitar or wandering barefoot in the grass. Recreate basic pleasures.
Voice the unspoken: "I need assistance," "I'm frightened," "I haven't felt like myself in a long." Let your friends to help.
Set more realistic expectations. Reduce expectations. Stop using "should" today. "Did I show up?" is enough when you go to bed tonight. It's plenty.
Recognize your accomplishments and reflect on your growth. Try seeing yourself through your loved ones' eyes. They ignore flaws. Love, unending love. Look too.