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A watering can with a heart symbol waters two polka-dot flower figures in front of a yellow, plaid background. Taking care of yourself is the most selfless thing you can do. (Camilla Dziadosz | Northern Star)

Taking care of yourself is selfless

By Camilla Dziadosz, Opinion Columnist | February 7, 2024

Self-care may sound like a selfish concept, but it’s actually the complete opposite. Caring for yourself is caring for others.  The paradox is crystal clear when we reflect on the way of the world. When those around us are healthy, we are influenced....