We are constantly reminded that we cannot pour from an empty cup, but this is easier said than done. I would often find myself pushing beyond my limits to see how productive I can be, I would do this in my relationships, but especially in my work.

Even when my body was showing signs of fatigue and even sometimes dehydration (I would forget to drink water), the inner critic in my mind was never satisfied and nothing was enough.

Essential oils and crystals aside, what does a radical self-care structure for Latinas and women of color look like, outside of what are corporations trying to make money off our backs want us to believe?