Wellness Tuesday–9 Reasons You Have to Care for Yourself

As I struggle with the extra weight I’m carrying and trying to change my habits, I’m discovering there are numerous reasons to care for myself.

Several of these are:self care

  1. Depression stays down when I care for myself by exercising and eating properly
  2. I have to take care of myself before I can care for others
  3. By nourishing my body, mind and spirit I have a better understanding  of what priorities are the most important
  4. I am better able to do my job and fulfill other obligations when I care for myself
  5. I renew and restore my energy when I care for myself
  6. I validate my own worth, which increases my confidence and self-esteem
  7. I am preparing myself for a healthier future
  8. By caring for myself I am improving my memory, concentration, creativity and decision making skills
  9. I have more time because I am not wasting time in as many mind numbing activities

What benefits have you seen in caring for yourself?