Why you need to take care of you

… Self-care is about creating a personal approach to life that will help us react better and forgive ourselves when we forget our wallet in the office and must walk back to retrieve it. Does it really matter when we make a minor mistake that creates more work for ourselves? Of course, we don’t want to make mistakes or forget things, but it happens. None of us is perfect. Self-care can help us create not only behaviours that promote health and well-being but also the mental framework and ability to focus on what really matters, such as family, relationships and self-acceptance and understanding of our life purpose.

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Article by Bill Howatt, chief research and development officer of work force productivity with Morneau Shepell.