The concept of taking care of yourself first so you can help take care of others continues to intrigue me. I used to think most people naturally took care of themselves first, and I was “the only one” who needed practice with this. I have always been good at taking care of others. It came naturally. I am continually amazed to find that not taking care of oneself first seems to be a human condition – most of us do it. It is easier to give advice to others to take care themselves, and sincerely want them to do it, and even see the value in them doing it. If I take care of myself first, sometimes I feel guilty or selfish.
I’m going to take care of myself now, and go to bed early.
The sliver of moon is beautiful tonight.
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