$200 for True Stories About Self-Care

Chicken Soup for the Soul just announced a brand new call for submissions. The topic: “Self Care and Me Time.”

Chicken Soup, world famous publishers of Chicken Soup for the Soul, regularly publishes anthologies of true stories and poems on a theme.

They pay $200 per story or poem, plus 25 contributor copies.

According to their call for submissions:

Do you ever say that you’ll take care of yourself AFTER you finish your to-do list? That’s what we did until we started putting ourselves ON our to-do list, right there with the other people we care for.

Self-care is what we all neglect most. And we’re waking up to its importance. We care for children and partners and parents and friends. We care for pets and homes and volunteer organizations. But, in order to take care of others you must first take care of yourself. And that is not being selfish.

Taking care of yourself is not just about your physical health but includes your emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing too. Self-care includes that all-important “me time” whether that means exercising or reading or meditating or having lunch with friends. Whatever your psyche needs is your “me time.”

We are looking for your stories about how you neglected your self-care and then how you realized its importance and so you now engage in it.

The deadline to submit to this anthology is December 31st, 2019.

To learn more, visit this page.


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