Have frequent good chats with yourself.

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Grab a cuppa (or a glass) of something soothing and nourishing, and let yourself talk about whatever is on your mind.

Really listen to yourself, too, and ask yourself thoughtful questions, as a good friend might.

If you’re fortunate enough to have a chat companion for at least some of those days, make the most of it — for both your sakes.