think so much about me. I was so
consumed with my daughter, that I didn’t even know how to deal with it. Out went my normal routines of getting up,
getting dressed, going to work, rinse and repeat. Now, every day was different.
completely disappear. Any idea of who I
was seemed to be put on the back burner, and now I was “mom;” needed by
provider. But, after a while, you can
forget you completely, and be only the provider.
However, if you are like me, putting
everyone before yourself, then I might be able to encourage you to put yourself
first some of the time.
making sure you are healthy, for yourself, for your family.
either, and we forget that we need to take a break and replenish
ourselves. We need to take the time to
center ourselves on our goals, to know what our plan is, but to not work so
hard at staying on task that we miss the right now.
job, their family, finances. All that
stress is made much worse when we stop taking time for ourselves, when we don’t
eat the proper foods to nourish our bodies, when we don’t take time for
meditation and stillness, time in nature.
Because it provides us with a sense of who we really are instead of
being lost in our roles. It helps us to
move in the right and proper direction, not always seamlessly, but in a calmer
manner, knowing our limits.
always put others needs before your own?
that the urgent will often come up, but I still need to make time for myself,
one thing that you have been putting off doing because you “don’t have the
time”? Can you make time today to do
that one thing?