Are you guilty of putting to-do lists, work, and other people before your own needs?
The problem with forgetting to fill your cup is that you aren’t able to give your best self to anyone or anything else. Not to mention, you start experiencing less-than-ideal side effects when you put yourself on the back burner.
According to Dr. Christina Migliara, giving what you don’t have is one of the most selfish things we can do.
The good news is that it doesn’t have to be that complicated. You can start working towards a healthy you by choosing something simple from the categories below to start implementing today.
Working on your body had a huge impact on overall health. Many people find this area the easiest to start with. If you aren’t working on your body one of the examples below might be a great place for you to start.
For instance, you could:
- Consume nourishing foods
- Work on your hydration
- Move your body (exercise)
- Prioritize sleep
Our mind is powerful. It has the ability to transform the world around us and improve our overall quality of life. Check out the list below to see if anything is standing out for you.
Things to try:
- Take a break from screens
- Make a gratitude list
- Try something new
Being busy and stress go hand in hand. Take the time to refresh your soul daily by finding something that works for you.
Things to try:
- Spend time in nature
- Smile or laugh
If you are struggling to put yourself first so you can give others your best today is the day to break that cycle. The key is to ensure you aren’t trying to change everything at once or biting off more than you can chew.
When thinking of ways to achieve a healthy you start with what you are excited about and don’t feel overwhelmed to include in your daily routine.
Which one are you going to try?