Today I was scheduled to lead a session on "Effective Self Care for Today's Women Leaders" at United Way's Women's Leadership Summit. While the Summit has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, the need for self-care has never been more acute in a COVID-19 world. Here are six practical and effective tips for self-care:
One of the most common things I hear from self-care skeptics is that self-care is an indulgence they just don’t have time for. As I tell my clients, you don’t pay me to sugar coat it for you, you pay me to keep you honest, so hear me when I say this: nobody is too busy for self-care. While how we take care of ourselves physically, emotionally, intellectually, and spiritually is a deeply personal experience, one thing is universal: self-care is a conduit to your best performance. Sure it takes some time, but just like investing in the stock market, you have to pony up some cash upfront to purchase the stocks. When you make the right investments, however, it pays a dividend.
There is a famous teaching in Judaism:
Randi Braun is a coach, consultant, speaker, and the Founder of Something Major.
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