Put yourself first
I want to encourage the radical act of putting yourself first.
What if putting yourself first actually supported you AND everyone around you? What if choosing you first, inspired someone else to put themselves first too?
How might that one choice change the world?
When you put yourself first you show up as the best version of you. Filled up, rested, inspired. When you prioritise you, good things happen.
But when you choose you, inevitably at some point, that annoying internal voice will pop up to say…
“What about all of the million other things you have to get done?”
“You haven’t got time for this.”
“There is so much to do – we can just do it later…”
Let’s choose to turn that voice down and put ourselves first.
What small action could you take to put yourself first?
Here are some ideas…
Take some (non-negotiable) time off.
Call a friend who makes you feel great.
Make something – just because
Take a minute every day to stop and ask what fills me up?
Do the thing that fills you up!
Move your body.
S l o w d o w n
Ask for help.
Give yourself permission to put yourself first.
You deserve to be top of your to-do list more often.
“Kindness is everywhere. You just have to notice it” she said. I was in the middle of a busy hospital ward and asked a patient what she would say to someone in the hospital having a tough day. Those words stayed with me, nudging me to notice the kindness that really...