Coming back from a week away, phone off, laptop closed and powered down, fully engaging with my own inner work at a time when I so needed it, I’m reminded how important it is to fill my own cup first.
The hashtag says it: start within.
But is that so easy to remember and implement?
They say you can not give from an empty cup. I don’t know about you — I say this easily, but the practice is hard to keep up. I often put my needs last. I think my service IS me. This is just who I am – I’m a giver. But, I often run the risk of giving giving giving, and forgetting to give to myself first; forgetting to care for me first; forgetting that if I’m going to do anything good in this world, especially in service to others, I need to be a happy, well-fueled,