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Selfish in a Good Way: The Importance of Self-Care

January 21, 2020

Selfish in a Good Way: The Importance of Self-Care

Aired Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM PST / 1:00 PM EST

Of course we need to give. We give to others, we give to causes, organizations, charities, but what about ourselves? It may sound obvious that we need to care for ourselves, but so many find this difficult. They may even neglect self-care completely. Do you?

If you consider yourself a caregiver, a nurturer, one who loves to serve, prepare to be challenged this week. Take time out of your routine to look within and to be really, truly honest with yourself. Ask: “Am I caring for myself, too?”

If you answer in the negative, there is no time like the present to change course. Indeed this is the only time there is, so when else would you? Self-care is critically important, and each of us deserves it.

Self-care can take many forms. A number of these take very little time to accomplish, so leave that “I’m too busy” excuse at the door! For some people this can mean a daily practice such as journaling or meditation. For others this involves exercise, a walk in the fresh air, preparing and eating a good meal. The forms are as limitless as your creativity. No matter how you package it, self-care is absolutely critical. If your cup runs dry, how can you truly give to someone else?

Join me this week as we discuss the importance of self-care and how easy it is to incorporate into your life once you decide to do it. If you professionally or habitually care for others, please make sure you tune in: this could be the wake-up call you need!

I invite you to consider how you care for yourself, and if you don’t, I invite you to consider what you can start to do right now, today. As you think about the possibilities, enjoy a guided virtual “tour” with me as I take you through one of my favorite self-care rituals.

Take time for yourself; the world needs it, and you do, too!

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