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If You’ve Done Any Of These Things Today, You’re Actually Doing Better Than You Think

Because life is really, really hard.

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  1. Check off all the things you've done today:

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    You hit snooze this morning to give your body and mind some extra TLC.
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    You woke up.
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    And you brushed your teeth.
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    And you practiced your skincare routine, whether that's a quick wash and moisturizing or a detailed 10-step Korean beauty regimen.
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    You made your bed.
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    You showered or bathed at least once.
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    You decided on an outfit to wear.
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    You showed your hair some love by "doing" it, whether that’s a quick finger comb or a timely twist-out.
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    You checked the weather and remembered any necessary accessories, like an umbrella or a light jacket.
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    You prepared your breakfast/lunch/dinner in advance.
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    You nourished your body with food and beverages.
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    You didn’t get any food or drink stain on your clothes.
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    You haven't given up on your professional dreams.
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    And you haven't given up on your personal dreams.
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    You were late to something and didn't beat yourself up for it.
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    You remembered to drink water throughout the day.
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    You have community, including work family, a MeetUp group, your neighborhood.
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    You did laundry in the past two weeks.
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    You went to the gym.
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    You’ve read a book that made you feel something.
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    You thought of your friends and family.
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    You texted a friend or family member.
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    You called a friend or family member.
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    You laughed at something funny.
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    You thanked someone.
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    You gave someone some solicited advice.
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    You scheduled an appointment.
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    You remembered to go to an appointment.
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    You researched therapy options for yourself or a loved one.
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    You went to therapy.
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    You complimented someone.
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    You took a selfie and gassed yourself up.
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    You checked off at least ONE thing on your to do list.
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    You had a great idea and shared it with someone.
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    You entertained yourself with a TV show or movie.
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    You listened to some damn good music.
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    You wrote in your journal.
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    You brushed your teeth again.
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    You flossed.
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    You got through the day in one piece, physically and mentally.
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    You gave yourself a break from working/studying/adulting and took a BuzzFeed quiz.
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