Be honest. If I asked you whether you were doing a good enough job taking care of your own needs, how would you answer?
I am guessing a big fat “No.” Am I right?
My instinct says you do a great job meeting the needs of your boss, project, clients, students, children, pets, (you get the idea – just fill in the blank). So today´s article asks: What about you?
Who is taking care of your needs? Your challenges? What about the personal hurdles you confront as you navigate a highly complex environment, deal with cultural shock, support your family, live thousands of miles from your loved ones?
Today I am sharing with you four simple but powerful things you can do to pull yourself out of cultural challenges, be more productive, prevent immense amounts of lost energy, and simply bring more joy into your life.
You´ll notice that the article you´re about to read starts off addressing TESOL professionals, but to be very frank, I don´t care if you are TESOL, EFL, the IRS, M.I.A or S.O.L. – this is has so much to offer you.
Read on and Don’t Forget Your ABCs: Taking Care of Your Own Needs.
Go ahead and dive in. You´ll be basking in the sun in no time.
When you are finished, leave a comment below telling me 1) which one of these practices have you been neglecting, and 2) what you´re going to start doing differently.