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Feeling Overworked? Here Are 14 Animals Who Could Teach a Master Class in Self-Care

This sloth who isn't afraid to shirk his responsibilities and take a nap.
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If you've ever owned a pet, you know that animals are innately selfish creatures. They nap whenever they want. They take up space. They insist that their needs be met before those of anyone else. Oh, you're trying to eat dinner? Behold, this empty bowl. But the truth is we could learn a lot from their seemingly natural ability to practice self-care. Burnout? Not a thing when you haven't checked your email in days — or never had an email at all. If nothing else, scrolling through these painfully cute photos of some very chill animals is a form of self-care in and of itself. Let our furry (and feathered) friends show you how it's done.

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