Love yourself first, then only all the other things will fall into place!
Being busy in this world is the most common thing nowadays. We are so busy that we barely get time for ourselves. We often become dull and dissatisfied with ourselves and thus develop negativity around ourselves. We hardly get any “ME” time. It’s respectable that we fulfil all our duties, but forgetting ourselves is simply not justified.
To keep a balance in our lives and to keep us going, we need time for relaxation and creativity. This relaxing may or may not be with our family. Everyone has the right to have their own time. Self-care is one of the requirements that all of us need in this busy schedule. Whether you are a working professional, student or housewife, everyone needs time to relax. Like we need to detoxify our body, in the same way, we need our own time to detoxify our minds and make them active again.
We are overworked and exhausted most of the time. It’s essential that we take care of ourselves— first, for our own well-being, but also because of any effort one puts into self-care also has huge payoffs for our families. When we “fill our own cups,” then we have more patience, energy, and passion for our families.
A few self-care strategies to help strengthen relationships, be compassionate, and renew your energy:
We can only look after our families when we are at peace. Peace is very important for everyone, even if it requires one to get detached from the outer world for some time. It is important to give time to all the other things in our lives, but it is also important to take care of yourself.
When you make self-care a vital part of your life, then the kindness you show to yourself infuses into your life and the life of your family. It will provide a model for your child and make the path for you to achieve your goals and those of your family so much smoother.