Sometimes medicine makes you feel better right away. Sometimes medicine helps you heal, even if in the moment it doesn’t make you feel better.
Before you take out your power tools, take a pause. Maybe the thing you think is broken is actually the point of the design.
How would your desires and goals change if nothing was deficient or broken, if you believed you were already whole?
I used to have a belief that self-care detracted from service to others. Then I made a shift.