You Are Your Own Best Ally: Making and Keeping Promises to Yourself

By Brittni Barcase

You know how satisfying it is to cross something off your “to-do list”? That’s exactly how making and keeping promises to yourself feels. It’s like you were just holding your breath for a long time and finally got to exhale into contentment.


Brittni Barcase is a Health Educator at Jewish Community Services.

The Mental Well, an initiative of JCS, is an online community for young adults, created by young adults, who are navigating the highs and lows that accompany their 20s and 30s. To learn more, visit thementalwellblog.org or email thementalwell@jcsbaltimore.org.

JCS is a comprehensive human services organization providing a broad range of services that meet the diverse, multi-dimensional needs of individuals and families throughout Central Maryland. To learn more, visit jcsbalt.org or 410-466-9200.

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