Put yourself in the first place
Why should you put yourself in the first place? We convince ourselves that life will be better after we got married, have a baby, then another. Then we are frustrated that the kids aren’t old enough and we’ll be more content when they are.
After that, we’re frustrated that we have teenagers to deal with. We will certainly be happy when they are out of that stage.
We tell ourselves that our life will be complete when our spouse gets his or her act together, when we get a nicer car, are able to go on a nice vacation, or when we retire.
The truth is, there’s no better time to be happy than right now. If not now, when? Your life will always be filled with challenges. It’s best to admit this to yourself and decide to be happy anyway.
Happiness is the way. So, treasure every moment that you have and treasure it more because you share it with someone special, special enough to spend your time with…and remember that time waits for no one.
So, stop waiting until your car or home is paid off, until you get a new car or home, until your kids leave the house, until you go back to school, until you loose ten pounds, until you gain ten pounds, until you finish school, until you get a divorce, until you get married, until you have kids, until you retire, until summer, until spring, until winter, until fall, until you die.
There is no better time than RIGHT NOW to be happy. Happiness is a JOURNEY, not a destination. So, work like you don’t need money. Love like you’ve never been hurt, and dance like no one’s watching. (Author: Unknown)
Put yourself first for a while. Make the appointment with a professional, experienced psychologist that you’ve postponed for years. You will be in awe to see what effect it will have not only on yourself, but also on other important people in your life as well. By putting yourself first, will have an effect on your whole which implies, emotionally, socially, physically, mentally and more. You can contact me by clicking on this link.
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