How to be more self-aware and how to meet your own needs

 

Are You Feeling Stuck With Meeting Your Own Needs Over Those You Serve?

 

You need to make sure that you're pouring back into your car whatever you have been pouring out.

 

In order for you to fill your cup up, you need to make sure you are meeting your needs.

 

You serve best when you are functioning of positive emotions, and this is facilitated when you meet your needs.

 

There are different ways you can develop your practice of self-awareness to ensure you are meeting your needs:

 

MINDFULNESS:

 

This is a fantastic meditation practice to help you in the practice of self-awareness it allows you to be non-judgemental and present in the moment being aware of your thoughts feelings and experiences.

 

CHECKING QUESTIONS:

 

Asking yourself questions and giving yourself feedback is a great way to ensure that you are meeting your needs. Often we are very good at checking in with our clients or those that we serve and often fail to do so for ourselves. A simple check in question could be, How am I feeling? What do I need right now?

 

JOURNALING:

Journaling is a great and healthy way to process your emotions and get your thoughts and feelings out onto paper, instead keeping it in your head. This really helps you to be more reflective and care for yourself and other better.

Self-awareness is key. When you are aware you are able to take care.

Leave a comment with what you will be doing more of moving forward to make sure you are not pouring from an empty cup.