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Put Yourself First

Parents of Children With Autism, Let's Stop Making Excuses

Cecilie Aslaksen | Posted 05.21.2017 | Parents
Cecilie Aslaksen

If you take care of all your needs, physically and mentally, then you will be able to fully care for your special needs child. And believe me, your child needs you in every possible area of his or her life, but you need to help yourself before you can help others.

Could the wisdom of the White Lions save humanity?

Miss Deap Khambay | Posted 12.10.2016 | World
Miss Deap Khambay

White Lions occur naturally only in the Greater Timbavati area, part of the UNESCO-protected Kruger to Canyons Biosphere in Southern Africa. Extinct i...

Why I Put Myself First

Samantha Sutherland | Posted 03.31.2015 | Parents
Samantha Sutherland

I obviously love my child, but I love being a complete version of me, and sometimes that means looking after myself before I look after him.

WATCH: How To Put Yourself First -- Without Seeming Selfish

OWN | Posted 06.04.2013 | OWN

In his new book, "Life Code," Dr. Phil McGraw reveals his actionable rules for succeeding in the real world. It's not about sitting around and waiting...

Four Life-Changing Words

Marcia Wieder | Posted 10.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcia Wieder

I've begun using the most extraordinary and simple phrase. It is giving me great peace and a sense of empowerment. It is simply, "I don't want to."

Unbinding The Heart: Put Yourself On Your To-Do List

Agapi Stassinopoulos | Posted 04.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Agapi Stassinopoulos

It took me years to realize the value of replenishing myself and putting myself on the top of my to do list, of taking care of myself so I can take care of others. And at some point I really got that the key to happiness is to going deep inside myself and realizing that I was enough and that is what I call the process of unbinding.

When It's Okay To Walk Away

Terrell Harris Dougan | Posted 12.10.2011 | Women
Terrell Harris Dougan

One of my most outstanding self-defeating patterns is the urge to fix everything for everybody.