Read that title again. Hurt people hurt people.
When life goes out of balance and a person works to the point of exhaustion, this often triggers the feeling of entitlement, and is often followed by using.
When I engage in self-care, I like myself. I feel better and am a better person to be around. This is how self-care is an act of love.
I will give myself the chance to live in balance, as far as sleep, work, rest, and recreation.