When was the last time you really slowed down and took care of yourself?
We often assume that good health is the default, and it’s only when something goes wrong that we realise wellbeing should be higher up the ever growing list of responsibilities.
Often, it seems that there is a list of people to take care of that come before yourself, and we can be left feeling like there is no time to prioritize our own health and maintenance. Many of us are running on empty by default. But if you aren’t choosing to invest that time in better physical and mental health, it can have serious consequences.
Without taking time out to assess your body and mind and give yourself a break, you are placing limitations on your own potential. You can never truly be successful without some degree of self care and forming healthy habits. If we ignore the warning signs, things can unravel pretty fast. We may even find ourselves turning to the wrong coping mechanisms, like processed foods or alcohol – things that can take control of our lives so much that we even end up seeking rehab to support a recovery.
So it’s clear that self-care is no small, insignificant issue, but a foundation for looking after yourself and living your best life. So, how to do you make self-care a regular habit that becomes a part of your day without adding to the never-ending to do list?
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