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Yes, Your Self-Care Matters The hustle-and-grind culture may be popular, but it isn't productive.

By Kim Walsh Phillips

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There are two types of people: Those who love the sand and those who don't. I happen to be in the willing-to-get-a-tattoo-of-the-waves-as-my-ode-to-loving-them-so-much type of person.

That was, if I wasn't already in my mid-40s and didn't understand that any tattoo is going to change shape between now and the next decade. But I digress.

The beach is my family's jam, so we headed back a second time mid-summer for a mini-vacation to celebrate my oldest hitting double digits, have a goodbye celebration for my folks who are headed back to New York after staying with us since February and a moment of rest after my recent book launch. Because moments are meant to be celebrated, rest is required, and time off is essential.

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