6. The Importance of Putting Yourself FirstDec 26, 2021
by: Navneet Mann
You spend your time and energy taking care of others, putting others first, sharing your love and emotion with them; but what about you?
Taking care of yourself your gateway to fulfillment and happiness. Learning to put yourself first will help you become the best version of yourself, so you can perform and show up at your highest levels. When your cup is full, you can truly show up for and elevate others around you.
In this episode you’ll learn the importance of putting yourself first, and why its not selfish to do so. This episode will provide you with three strategies that you an apply today to your life today, so your cup stays full and you’ve got more than enough love for yourself and those around you.
What you’ll hear in this episode:
- Putting yourself first is not selfish
- Your self-worth and value is not reflected by all you do for others
- Getting clear on your goals will pave the path to your fulfillment and high performance
- Keeping your cup full will allow you to genuinely show love to others
Episode Breakdown: The Importance of Putting Yourself First
1:12: Putting yourself first, does not mean you’re selfish
2:20: The issue is when you’re giving so much to others that you’re becoming depleted
3:24: Always giving to others kept my cup empty, and I had nothing left for myself
4:26: Creating an emotional barricade made me feel isolated
5:02: Putting yourself self-worth into being needed by others
5:26: Helping other people doesn’t mean there is not enough room for me
6:26: It’s only when you put yourself first that you could truly take care of those around you
7:15: If you’re fulfilling your own needs, nobody else will
7:35: Become crystal clear on your goals
9:20: Visualize what it’s like to be living your dreams
11:02: Show up as a happier person for those around you
11:15: Get comfortable being in your own company
12:52: Time alone makes you stronger
15:00: Comparison is making you feel like you’re not “enough”
15:48: Use social media to inspire you
16:23: Conscious or sub-conscious comparison shows up as negative self-talk for you
17:32: The wrap-up – review three things to do to put yourself first and keep your cup full
19:47: As you’re giving to everybody else, don’t forget to give to yourself too
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