Don't Forget to Take Care of Yourself!
We all have a lot going on in our lives. We have work, family, and social obligations that can sometimes make it feel like we don't have a moment to ourselves. When we do get a moment of free time, we often just want to relax and unwind. However, by putting ourselves last on our list of priorities, we are actually doing a disservice to everyone in our lives. Here's why.
When we don't take care of ourselves, we become emotionally drained, which means our temperament isn't always optimal. We become physically run down, which makes it difficult to keep up with our busy schedules. And mentally, we aren't able to give our all to anything. So just like the safety instructions on a plane say to put your own oxygen mask on first before helping others, we need to work on becoming the best version of ourselves so that we can be there for those who depend on us.
Time is a precious commodity, and if you want to be healthy and fit, you need to make sure you're making time for exercise. It's essential for your physical and mental health, and it's something you should never neglect. So if you're putting off going to the gym because you think you're being selfish, stop. You're not. You're taking care of yourself, and that's the most important thing you can do.
Taking care of yourself is not selfish, it's necessary. If you want to be the best possible version of yourself for your family, friends, and co-workers, you need to make sure that you are taking care of yourself first. So take some time for yourself and work on becoming the best version of yourself! They deserve it and you deserve it.