Young adults are increasingly affected by depression, anxiety, addiction, chronic health problems, loneliness, and other challenges. Teenagers are required to learn math and social studies, but we do not teach them how to understand their unique needs, or how to be motivated by what is most meaningful to them.
True self-care is a deep commitment to what you value.
The 8 Steps ask you to identify your best path, instead of conforming to an ideal designed by others. Make a self-care plan, build a network of supportive people in your life, define what success means to you, and insist on an environment that helps you succeed. This can improve your own well-being and your ability to support your friends, family, and community.