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If You Don’t Put Yourself First, Who Will?

Do you want to have stronger relationships with others? You might think that having strong relationships with others means to do things for them and to take care of

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When you spend all of your energy and time on others, you deplete your inner resources, leaving nothing for yourself. Put yourself first so that you can enjoy your life and establish connections to others built on authentic relating.

them. It’s a paradox because the truth is, to have strong relationships with others means that you must first have a strong relationship with yourself. To have that strong relationship with yourself, you must do things for yourself. You must put yourself first.

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14 Ways to Love Yourself

How do you show you love yourself? For starters, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so you can

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Only when you give yourself the gift of love can you give the gift of love to others.

 

buy yourself a gift. Have no idea what you’d like? That’s okay, take a few minutes right now and think about how you can show you love yourself. I have 14 ways you can love yourself that I’ll share with you. Continue reading

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What to Say When You’re Angry: the One-Minute Solution

What do you say when you’re angry? Most of the time, you can express yourself with just the right words. Being angry, at a full raging boil, is not one of those times.

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Anger fuels a heated conversation, but anger will not bring you to your desired outcome unless you learn to harness it and make it work for you.

When you’re angry, what you want to say and what you should say are usually two different things. Saying the right thing is not that easy when you’re angry.

There are a few things that you can say that will make you feel proud of yourself, and won’t hurt your relationship with your lover, your child, your boss or whoever it is who just set you off. You just need the one-minute solution to be ready to say them. Fortunately, it’s not hard.

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