45. Looking after number one
Unless you look after yourself you’ll be little use to yourself or anyone else. So be nice to yourself. Not sure how? Then read on. Why? Because you’re worth it.
What have you done today that you enjoyed, that made you feel good? This is a question that you should be able to answer easily at the end of each day.
You shouldn’t really have to stop and rack your brains for an answer. To ‘pass’ on this question is not an option either. Not if you want to be as healthy as you can.
I once knew someone who when teaching junior doctors always made sure they understood that it was just as important for them to look after themselves as it was for them to look after their patients. She used to say, ‘If you don’t look after ...