If you find yourself unfulfilled in your own life, the reason why is that you’re likely not a priority in your own life. And when you don’t make time for yourself in your schedule, you end up living a life better suited to someone else. Maybe it won’t happen right away, but eventually, weeks/months/years/decades down the line, you’ll wonder how you ended up where you are. You may also end up lamenting all the lost time, which is a trap that will stick you fast and keep you stuck. So rather than living unfulfilled and unhappy, start taking excellent care of yourself instead. Here’s how:
To take excellent care of yourself, do this:
So start by reading this, because it’s the reason why you need to take excellent care of yourself.
Now make an unbreakable promise to yourself that you’re going to do TODAY what this list is instructing you to do.
Take a deep breath in through your nose, hold three seconds, then let it out your mouth with an audible sound.
To take excellent care of yourself, now do this:
Write today’s to-do list then put your name at the top.
Answer this: What words do I most need to hear right now to encourage myself?
Tell those words to yourself. Better yet: find a mirror, smile, look yourself in the eyes, and say those words to yourself.
To take excellent care of yourself, keep going and do this:
Answer this: What do I most need to do to heal myself today?
Go do it.
Answer this: What one thing would most nourish and fulfill me today?
Go do it.
Answer this: What need(s) is going unmet in my life?
Take action to meet your own need(s) today.
To continue to take excellent care of yourself, be sure to do this:
So will you take excellent care of yourself today?