During the holidays, it is very easy to neglect your self-care.
As a single mom of two sons, it was very important for me to get up early in the morning and enjoy a quiet cup of coffee. This set the tone of my day so that I could ‘handle’ what the day brought on!
As a parent, it sometimes feels that you are expected to give, give, give. However, if you don’t fill your tank, it will run empty, and that isn’t good for anyone. I love how Lisa Nichols talks about feeding people from your saucer and not your cup. If your cup is running over into the saucer, you can give without it costing you more than you have.
Because of the demands of my work and being a single parent, my empty tank began to take its toll. Learning that taking care of myself first (can anyone say guilt?) went from being a luxury to a necessity.
Finding out what is important for your well being doesn’t have to be tricky. Knowing that I am an introvert, it makes sense that quiet time refuels me. Add in a little meditation, yoga, reading, classical music, and walking, and my take begins to fill. But what works for me, may not work for you.
Don’t forget to eat healthy and drink lots of water! Look for my future article – Sleep is King, Water is Queen.
I hope that everyone has a very Happy Holiday season, but remember – Feed Yourself!
Please do some research, ask some questions! Become an expert of your own body.
And if you ever think of a question that you want me to write about, please let me know!
Julie Fisher NC/SC LMBT
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