Self-care is giving the world the best of you, instead of what’s left of you. —Katie Reed
On Today’s Episode:
- Carla and I talk about self-care in a season (or year) when it may feel selfish
- People are the number one asset in high-performing teams
- Change is the only constant, which can feel threatening
- Why working mothers are particularly susceptible to neglecting self-care
- Five ways to set yourself up to choose self-care without feeling selfish
This past Saturday was World Mental Health Day, so there is no better time to talk about self-care again. Honestly, it is one of our most asked about topics and each year I feel compelled to revisit the topic because it is such an important part of a well-balanced life. And yet, this practice can feel out-of-reach for people who are not comfortable or familiar with meditation, yoga or mindfulness styles. Rest assured that self-care can take any shape that resonates with you, whether it be walking, fishing, swimming, strength-training, reading a book, journaling, cooking, gardening, or anything else that sparks your passion and recharges your batteries. Tune in now to hear the 5 ways to choose self-care without feeling guilty about it!
Question: Why can it feel so selfish to choose to take care of ourselves? How do you prioritize “me time” to ensure you are recharging?