So many of us spend our time taking care of others. Our relationships have become ones of giving and supporting those closest to us.
And then we forget how to take care of ourselves.
When we think of taking care of ourselves, the inner critic tells us it is selfish and self indulgent to put our own needs first. It reminds us of how we want to be seen by others… as caring supportive and kind. Never selfish and self absorbed.
We see ourselves based on the roles we have played. It’s easy to become chained to these supportive and caring roles of the past.
Somewhere along the way we lose touch with who we are. The choices we make become based on the needs of others, and our own needs are buried and hidden in a stuffed aching drawer inside of us.
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