Community·Posted on Aug 14, 2018Queer Folks, What Are Your Best Self-Care Tips?Caring for yourself is an act of resistance, too.by Tom VellnerBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink It's so important to show up for your LGBT family during incredibly turbulent times — but it's equally as important to show up for yourself. Ellie Sunakawa / BuzzFeed Before you can be there for your community, you have to be there for yourself. Looking out for your own emotional, mental, and physical well-being is vital, but it can be overwhelming figuring out what you need and where to start. Charlotte Gomez / BuzzFeed Not to mention, practicing self-care and finding support can be expensive, and reports indicate that LGBT Americans are more likely to have low incomes, posing even greater financial barriers to mental health resources. So, we want to know: What are some forms of accessible, affordable self-care that nourish you? Ellie Sunakawa / BuzzFeed Maybe you like to gather with your closest queer friends for a Sunday night potluck. Taylor Miller / BuzzFeed Tell us about it! Or, maybe diving into a novel by a queer author is your favorite escape. @goodful / Via instagram.com Which one do you keep going back to? Do you have an online community, like a Facebook group, that makes you feel less alone? @buzzfeedlgbt / Via instagram.com By all means, send us a link! Or a creative outlet, like drawing or nail art, that soothes your mind and soul? Jon Premosch / Buzzfeed We. Want. To. See. Whatever they may be, share your best self-care tips with us and you could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!