ADULTS, PUT YOUR OXYGEN MASK ON FIRST
When you think about this it makes sense, if you put your oxygen mask on first then you are in a great position to be able to assist others who need it. Therefore, it is the exact opposite of a selfish act to put on your oxygen mask first. And, many would say that self-care is the exact same way. If you don’t take care of yourself first, you are in no position – physically, mentally, or emotionally – to take care of anyone else.
Somewhere while reading this you may start to feel guilty that your taking care of yourself first is taking time away from your daily jobs, family, work, pets, etc. This is when you need to take a step back and realize the importance of your job as a caregiver. They need you to be healthy, here and available to them. So, self-care has to be a priority.
Family Activity Ideas
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This activity will help you and your family get outside and get moving!
Kids even our teenagers need help sometimes knowing what their coping skills are. Here are some ways to start that conversation! Remember kids look to adults on how to respond so share your coping skills with your kids!