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Putting myself first!


Sunday, January 26, 2014

I was reading some blogs today and I read one where a gal was having a hard time putting herself first. This is very hard, especially when you have others who depend on you. It was very hard for me because I have a husband, children, students, and friends who depend on me. But, I started putting myself first and you know what - my family, students, and friends have all stood behind me. They have supported me in that effort.

Putting yourself first doesn't mean you are selfish - it means you value yourself enough to say "Hey, I'm important here and I have value." I do have value and I am important. Putting yourself first doesn't mean that you're neglecting those who depend on you - it means you're giving time to the very person they depend on - you.

So, don't feel bad for taking 15-30 minutes, or even an hour for yourself. You deserve it and you are worth it.
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BOPPY_ 2/15/2014 1:14AM

    Sounds like a great family and environment!

Congratulations
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Lee

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WEBEZE 1/28/2014 1:58AM

    Well said. We are all worth it to put ourselves first.

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CINDYSDAY 1/27/2014 5:31PM

    I so have to do better!

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MARATHONGIRL29 1/27/2014 11:42AM

    Putting myself first is something I need to work on. Thanks for the blog.

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PATTYR81 1/27/2014 10:16AM

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STLOUISWOMAN 1/26/2014 10:59PM

    If you don't take care of yourself you'll reach a point where you can't take care of those important to you. You deserve it!
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KAKIMEAL4 1/26/2014 1:04PM

    You are an inspiration to me and I added you as a friend. I will be following your blog, too.
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PEGGYO 1/26/2014 12:27PM

    yes we all are worth it.

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