Is it true that the world does not revolve around me and I am not the center of the universe? YES!! But, it does not mean that you are not loved and important to the universe. You are Valuable. Your words and thoughts matter. The world (and your family) need you. No one in the world is Exactly like you. Therefore, please TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF!!
Self-care: any activity that we do deliberately in order to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical health. Good self-care is a key to improved mood and reduced anxiety. It is also a key to a good relationship with oneself and others. (taken from PsychCentral.com)
Self-care is not about being selfish. It’s about REFUELING!! No one operates well on fumes…
Say “No”— more often…to some phone calls (including text, tweets and post), activities, foods, people, places, events, entertainments that might be draining your energy to ZERO. EVALUATE AND SEPARATE…
Set limits and boundaries to things and people that are too needy, but able to take care of themself.
Say “Yes”—more often to unexpected opportunities! BE DELIBERATE—Put your self-care on the calendar!! Let yourself and others know that this is a priority.
Stop Rescuing everyone…Be A Hero to yourself FIRST.
An Example of Free Resources that support Self-Care: READ, PRAY, DANCE, LOVE, CRY, LAUGH, ENJOY LIFE, in that moment; then Repeat!! ️
Now write down your plan:
Stay aware of yourself!!!
The only person we are truly competing with is ourself. We keep ourself from being the best version of ourself. Say this: “I get in the way of being the best me”.
Now that you know it, let’s do something about it! Words are POWERFUL. The world was called into existence on words!! Furthermore, scriptures teach that “Life & Death are in the power of the tongue”.
SPEAK KINDLY TO YOURSELF and about Yourself!!
Woman, Daughter, Sister, Friend, Boss, Receiver, Producer, Princess, Queen, Leader, Beloved, Beautiful, Multiplier, Lovely, Sweet, Kind, Influencer, Powerful…
Find the pause button on fussing, cussing, nagging, fixing, and wrestling with every problem that will arise.
Some Major Hindrances to Our Self-Care:
- The need to do it all
- The need to know it all
- The need to fix it all
- The need to handle it all
- The need to have the last word
- The need to control
**Being in Control and being Controlling are two different things. All of the above mentioned needs are not true needs. They have the ability to be very toxic and lead us into dangerous behaviors and consequences, that rob us of taking care of self!!
Women are beautiful, natural nurturers, so please remember to take time to Nurture Yourself!! #IAmWorthIt