Why do you practice self care and what’s your motivation? That is a great question for all of us to answer. Of course, self care is for you. But what motivates you to get up and make yourself feel good, other than yourself?
My daughter who is going to be someone’s wife one day, someone’s mother one day, and a boss some day.
My sons who are going to be someone’s husband one day, a father one day, and role model to many.
My mother who didn’t have the ability to self care and live the life the she wanted.
My father who paid the ultimate sacrifice.
My grandmother who sacrificed for us all.
My Grandfather who is the head of the family.
My brothers, sister, cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, friends, and coworkers who I share energy with.
However, there are many who benefit from our self care. We are setting an example to our children. While we’re having the courage to take a break and do something that makes us happy, we are inspiring and encouraging others to do the same.
Even, that one person who seems to have it all together is still watching. The one person who you think is judgmental and doesn’t like you is watching and learning from you.
We represent more than ourselves. When we step out we represent our parents, grandparents, spouses, and children.
When one of us is not good it effects the rest of us. If we all are making deposits there is an abundance. However, if everyone is withdrawing we all are depleted.
Who do you self care for? Who do you hope to inspire? What expample do you want to show?
Be you so you can be free.