By Melissa Coats - True Connection Tuesday
I’ve been noticing a theme in my posts recently on TCT…they've been about the relationship with oneself! I promise I will discuss other topics. But this being the holiday season, in a pandemic, I feel it is critical to tend to our own needs as we continue to navigate this challenging year.
So…here it goes! My question for you is, what is your responsibility to yourself? Many of us have been wired to constantly think of others first. We put family, partners, friends, traditions, plans we agreed to but didn’t want to, children, work, and just about everything else under the sun before us. That is a lot of energy that is spent outward! What would happen if we turned some of that energy inward?
The subconscious question that we answer all the time through our actions is, “What is my responsibility to others?”. It’s a good question! Imagine if everyone only thought about themselves. Not a good scenario! But that doesn’t mean that we should completely ignore the question of the responsibility to ourselves.
What is your responsibility to yourself?
Here are some ways you can explore that question:
Repeat after me: I am allowed to value my needs and desires and make space for them in my life!
Now repeat it out loud.
So if you are looking for permission to: