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Got Balance? Honor Your Own Needs.

For those of us who have a tendency to be givers, it is easy to get lost in the needs of others, or even the demands of our family and jobs. As important as it is to lend a helping hand, you must support yourself in the same way. Learn to speak your mind and value your own opinion, which can sometimes get lost in the mix. Also, take time alone to rejuvenate. Some good self-care practices are taking time out to go to the gym, take a yoga class, eat a meal by yourself, or take a relaxing bubble bath. Continue reading “Got Balance? Honor Your Own Needs.”

How might being selfish actually be a good thing?

What do you need? Why Being Selfish is sometimes a Good thing!
Contribution by Guest Blogger, Yiska Obadia.
A theme for 2012 has become clear to me as I declare this the year of knowing what I need. It’s not about just knowing what my needs are but also honoring those needs. It sounds simple, but I’ve noticed in both my life and for others, that so often when a concern or upset is consuming us, there is some need that we have either failed to identify or failed to honor. And by needs I’m referring to what we need to be healthy, to be of service, and to flourish in our relationships, with self and others, in our careers and in relationship with all our life’s desires.

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