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Make Self-Care A Top Priority!

Monday, June 14th, 2010

The role of ‘mum’ is certainly complex! It is a multi-layered function made up of a vast variety of unrelenting roles, duties and tasks. A good definition of the main role of a mum is ‘carer’. We care for the health, education, development, success, shortcomings, strengths and weaknesses of our children. We care about the cleanliness and tidiness of our homes. We care about the needs, happiness and worries of our partners. We care about the well-being of our extended family members. So why do we find it so difficult to care for ourselves?

Women tend to have many reasons for disregarding self-care but here are a few:

-          Lack of time.
-          Lack of self-worth.
-          Procrastination.
-          The belief that the needs of others are greater than our own. (more…)