Breaking Taboo Launches 1st Annual Awareness Week, Jan 24-30, to Promote the Practice of Self-Love
01/16/2022

Participants will engage in daily self-care activities as part of #BreakingTabooWeek

Online PR News – 16-January-2022 – New York, NY – Breaking Taboo, a non-profit focused on education and advocacy around issues of mental health, has announced Breaking Taboo Week – its first annual campaign dedicated to promoting and educating the public about the importance of Self-Love – will take place January 24-30. The objectives of Breaking Taboo Week are to impart valuable tips for practicing Self-Love via daily self-care activities and to build understanding of how Self-Love can contribute to mental and physical well-being. Each day throughout Breaking Taboo Week is devoted to a specific theme:

• Monday, January 24 – Mental Health Day
• Tuesday, January 25 – Self Reflection Day
• Wednesday, January 26 – Feel Your Emotions Day
• Thursday, January 27 – Self Forgiveness Day
• Friday, January 28 – Self Acknowledgement Day
• Saturday, January 29 – Physical Health Day
• Sunday, January 30 – Do Your Favorite Thing Day

“When it comes right down to it, caring for ourselves is an intrinsic part of our mental, emotional, and physical health,” says Breaking Taboo Founder and Director Serena Sun. “By dedicating this week to focusing on ourselves, we hope to inspire others to make practicing self-care more than just a one-time activity, but rather something that can benefit them for life.”

According to a Gallup survey, as many as 1 in 5 Americans have reported suffering from low self-esteem during the course of the coronavirus pandemic. Research has shown that self-love helps build resilience in the face of stress and trauma – and that self-love is a skill that can be cultivated with practice.

To learn more, join the online discussion around Self-Love, and to participate in Breaking Taboo Week, follow Breaking Taboo on social media and chime in with the hashtag #BreakingTabooWeek:
• @BreakingTaboo – Instagram
• @Breaking_Taboo – Twitter
• Breaking-taboo.org

About Breaking Taboo: Breaking Taboo is a non-profit with a mission to save lives by breaking the taboo surrounding mental health. Breaking Taboo carries out this mission by encouraging open conversations around taboo topics including suicide, giving a platform to real people to share their personal stories, and developing educational programs for educators to use in introducing conversations around mental health and suicide prevention in schools.