For many of us our workouts are an hour where we can escape the demands of our daily lives. There are no bosses pushing deadlines or kids asking questions; phones are away, and if you're lucky you have some co-members that instantly boost your mood. The music is up and your mind is clear.
But can we completely shut off when we start our workouts?
As we become more aware of the importance of mental wellness, the effects of stress, and the value of balance there is a big push to participate in activities in the name of self-love or self-care. This is fantastic and undeniably important in this culture of go-go-go, but are you hurting your health by "loving" yourself?