In today's busy, ever-demanding world, we find ourselves constantly running around, unable to slow down and take care of ourselves. Our incessant busyness can make us run near empty. When we're so caught up in giving to others, fulfilling obligations, and getting things done, we forget to reflect on our own mental and spiritual well-being. We forget that much of our stress and busyness is self-inflicted.
If you're someone who's constantly working to help others, you might feel selfish when you slow down to focus on yourself. Taking time every day to channel your inner peace and refill your cup, will actually give you the energy to enjoy the rest of your day with the utmost happiness and supportiveness for others. Only by having your own mental clarity, free of self-stress and self-inflicted worries, will you be able to show up to the rest of your life the way you want to.
Sustainable self-care is an investment in not only your personal well-being, but the well-being of others who surround you. Meditation is the perfect practice of sustainable self-care.
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