When was the last time you can remember putting yourself first? One of the most common things we hear our members tells us on why they can’t put themselves first is time. Work, families, after work obligations, and trying to get eight hours of sleep while attempting to eat healthy take so much of our lives. But, are you truly taking care of yourself with your long to-do lists and committing to every little thing?
Take a moment to focus on treating yourself with gratitude. What is the one thing that you would do or could do to help put you first. Don’t feel guilty doing it, nonetheless thinking about it! If you can’t tell care of yourself, how will you take care of everyone and everything else?
According to Oprah Life Class, it’s actually essential to put yourself first. Their recent article states, “Being skilled at taking care of yourself may improve your capacity to care for others; if you’re not fulfilled, you’re only able to see other people through the filter of your own needs. And studies suggest that not taking care of ourselves is unhealthy for those who depend upon us.”
If you would like to read the full article from Oprah’s Life Class Blog, Click here!