Katie Dalebout: Redefining Self-Care
I chat with Katie Dalebout about redefining wellness, making self-care work for you, wellness trends, control, and the dangers of extremes re: Katie’s experiences with self-care. I’ve been listening to Katie’s podcast, LET IT OUT, for a while now and was so happy to get to chat with her. We talked about:
Ups and downs along her self-care journey and her recent struggles + growth.
Kate’s essay: Is Self-Care Draining Your Bank Account?
Learning the same lesson over and over again.
The “look” and trend of wellness.
Focusing more on relationships.
The importance of taking a look at your financial situation.
Loneliness as health crisis.
Figuring out what you really value.
and much more.
Katie Dalebout is a New York-based writer and podcaster. She is the founder of LET IT OUT, a space for Soft Stories, the stories that reveal our most vulnerable, tender selves. These stories take form as essays in her monthly newsletter and as interviews in her weekly long-form interview podcast, which she began in 2013 and has nearly 300 intimate episodes with creative guests. She's known for her honest conversational style as well as her personal transparency when sharing her own story and approach to holistic wellness, mental health, and creativity. Over the years she's captivated a dedicated community of listeners and readers. Katie is also the author of the best selling book Let It Out: A Journey Through Journaling (Hay House, 2016).