Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Gets Real About Self-Care, Burnout: 'It's NOT CUTE'

Elias Hubbard
December 19, 2018

The 29-year-old progressive champion encouraged her followers to share their self-care regimens and followed up the post with a string of Instagram messages about how she had to give up her Zen lifestyle when she launched her congressional bid.

Ocasio-Cortez, who shocked the political world when she defeated veteran Queens Rep. Joseph Crowley, said last month she'd support challenges to Democrats who are not as left-leaning as their constituents.

The narci-statist has been blathering on social media about "self care" and taking a few days off to apply face masks to heal her self absorbtion.

But Ocasio-Cortez is mostly upset about rumors that Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) lost to Jeffries because Lee made a campaign contribution to the NY newcomer, according to Politico.

Rep. -elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) hasn't taken office yet but she 's already looking to take out fellow Democrat Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.), according to a report Tuesday.

She went on to lament that Politico articles are "printed + distributed to **Congressional offices** - w/ no named sources".

Since unseating longtime Democratic Rep Joe Crowley in the NY primary earlier this year, Ocasio-Cortez has been vocal in her fight toward socialism.

"Before the campaign, I used to practice yoga 3-4x/week, eat nutritiously, read and write for leisure", Ocasio-Cortez noted on Instagram. "I don't know how to do that though, so I would appreciate any and all self-care tips", she wrote.

Ocasio-Cortez spent most of her life as a young person in Yorktown Heights; she graduated from Yorktown High School in 2007.

'As soon as everything kicked up, that all went out the window.

"I believe public servants do a disservice to our communities by pretending to be flawless", she wrote.

But now she says she'll be spending a few days with 'lots of books to choose from, epsom salt, lavender oil, notebooks, pens, music etc'.

"It makes things harder for others who aspire to run someday if they think they have to be superhuman before they even try".

Katelyn Burns, a reporter for Rewire News, agreed with the frustrations of the incoming congresswoman about D.C. reporting, saying that she "rarely if ever includes anonymous sources and if it does, it's for the safety of the source".

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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