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You'Re Important Too!

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If you find yourself in a situation in which you must make a choice of what to do or how to spend your time, it is very important that you put your own needs up high on the priority list--not at the bottom. Others in your life need you well-rested and healthy too!

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Often we let ourselves "come last" after taking care of everyone else, but if we become run-down, ill, or emotionally exhausted, it won't help those others who we gave so much for.

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  • I've had to "learn" how to put myself first; I've ALWAYS been the go to person when someone needed something. Now, I only commit if I feel like it or if my schedule allows. - by SPARKROZ
  • Selfish has become a negative word. If we can't look after ourselves then we really can't do anything. Look after yourself and the sky is the limit. - by HAWTHOF
  • I'm in the process of packing up and moving my 2 classrooms and I just caught myself doing some more lifting and moving of heavy things, which is not a good thing for my back that has seen multiple surgeries. I have a helper, but I was feeling guilty about all of the work she is doing and I was worrying about asking my family to lend a hand over the weekend. When my back shouted out in pain, I realized that I am important too and that I need to take care of me. I'm done with this heavy work today. - by ENUFF81020
  • I agree - by THEEXERCISER

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