It’s Not Selfish to Make Self Care a Priority

At several of my speaking engagements over the last few months, there has been a reoccurring theme from many of the attendees. They feel if they add “self-care” on their calendar and in their routine, they are being selfish.

And I shared with them and I want to encourage you… it’s not self to make self care a priority.

We have to stop giving to others from our fumes. Just like a care that’s running low on gas, there’s only so far you can go before your tank is empty and you run out of gas.

When we serve others from an empty cup, we are more likely to have some sense of resentment. This is why we must fill our own cups FIRST.

When we give to ourselves FIRST, we can then give to others from our place of abundance.

What the full video and share in the comments below the 1-2 things you are going to do for yourself to fill your cup.

Sheri Riley
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Sheri Riley is a wife, mother, daughter, and entrepreneur and we all know this is not easy, but she’s discovered how to make it simple. After 20 years of creating marketing strategies for Usher, TLC, Toni Braxton, Converse, Nike, NBA, and Turner, she now serves as an Empowerment Speaker and Life Strategist. She speaks around the world, sharing her message of "Peace is the New Success®". Her award-winning book, Exponential Living® -Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of Who You Are® (Penguin Random House) is the guide to integrate your personal desires into your life without detriment to your professional achievement.

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