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Are you taking care of everyone else first – It’s a Catch 22? HSP Series

Stuck in a Catch 22 - picture of umbrella, text take care of yourself

As women, we are often taught that we take care of everyone else first, and then if there is time and money left over, we take care of ourselves. What most of us don’t realize is that by doing that we are allowing ourselves to become de-energized – we are exhausted, possibly in pain, and lose the enthusiasm we once had.

When we are de-energized we actually become less able to take care of everything and everyone else.

Labor of Love or just Labor?

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Giving without refueling – how will you keep that up over the long-term?

Giving without refueling - how will you keep that up over the long-term Giving without refueling – how will you keep that up over the long-term?

Self-Care is critical, especially if you’re an HSP or empath in the corporate world.

Before becoming a health coach I worked for five years in a corporate job. As an HSP this was a big challenge for me. I found almost everything about the job and the environment completely draining, but my biggest problem was that I couldn’t understand why other people around me seemed to be fine. After the first few exhausting years, I began learning about what it means to be an HSP.

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