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The Importance of Self Care

04 Apr

We have all heard that in order to take care of others we have to take care of ourselves first, but in a time where every minute is accounted for how can we put this in place? Taking care of yourself doesn’t have to be extremely time-consuming. Even taking five minutes to meditate, or a break can help us recharge. Small breaks can lead to having a large impact on attitude and our ability to handle the difficult situations. In addition asking for support from others, especially for parents of teens and tweens proves to have very positive effects for parents and children. Support comes in many ways, it can be going for a walk with others, sharing your experiences or asking for advice in difficult situations. Regardless of what support looks like for you reach out and ask for it and see how you feel and what positive effects it can have on your family. If you have five minutes, you can make some time for yourself. Click here for some tips from parent further on how to make that a reality.

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Posted by on April 4, 2011 in Self Care

 

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