By now, we all know that self-care is important. It can help you feel renewed, vibrant, and stay feeling 100% you. It can help you through a difficult period in your life, such as when dealing with the difficulties of motherhood, or simply having a bad week.
We all need to feel renewed from time to time, especially if we often give all of ourselves to someone else willingly, such as our beautiful child or children. However, the more we can care for ourselves, the more we can care for them, and though they will always take first priority, perhaps we can look at ourselves with more gratitude and care than we otherwise would.
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It Simply Feels Good
Past any consideration of how confident it can help you feel, how you’re making yourself feel worth it, or how it’s better than the bad set of habits you might be invested in to begin with, the first thing to suggest is that practicing self-care simply feels good, and enjoyable to do. Which is more fun? Binging on a large fast food meal? Or going for a walk in nature during the morning? Of course, jokers might suggest the first, especially if a particular fast food chain is offering a great promotion. But truly, the thing that nurtures our soul, and thus helps us feel good during, after, and through repeated attempts, is the focus on our self-care. This is what helps us feel renewed.
We Become Better
Of course, we become better when practicing self-care because of the attitude we develop, and the positivity that abounds from that. But this is hardly the only positive consideration to keep in mind. Think about what the actual content of your self-care is. It’s not as if the only benefit is feeling good about yourself after. The actual efforts have merit for whatever purpose they were started with. It might be that heading to Trilliant Dentistry to finally have that work done can help your smile beam from ear to ear. It could be that heading to the gym not only helps you trim your waistline, but also helps you wear that wardrobe you had lovingly arranged a while back. Becoming a better person needn’t be a vague spiritual consideration, it can be tangible, in black and white.
It Inspires Others
When talking to your children, how do you feel? When you’re talking to a friend, how do you feel? Down to earth, engaged, and confident? Or negative, a little down, and unhappy? Your energy inspires others just as they inspire you, positively or negatively. So be sure to consider your impact, and understand that self-care is often something you do for others as much as yourself.
Feel Renewed with Self-Care
Self-care can do so much for your mind, body, and soul. It’s never selfish and should be a non-negotiable.
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