Six Ways to Weave Self-Care into Your Workday

by Amy Jen Su

Quick Takes

  • Realize you can be your own harshest critic
  • Jot down key priorities each day
  • Celebrate your successes
  • Surround yourself with people who support you
  • Make your workspace a reflection of your best self
  • Stay attuned to your energy levels and recharge

I’ve spent the past few years working closely with leaders on incorporating self-care into their work lives—as a key component of their overall performance—so that an expansion in their role or responsibilities doesn’t come at the expense of their health and well-being. One CEO I worked with summed it up best when he said, “Self-care is no longer a luxury; it’s part of the job.”

So, what exactly is self-care, and how do we ...

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