3 Simple Reasons Why Your Self-Care Matters

Steve Austin writes:

I’ve been a pastor for nearly a decade, but I tried to kill myself four years ago. Since that dark season, I have been actively focusing on recovery from a suicide attempt, plus the underlying wounds of: childhood sexual abuse, church hurts, and a pornography addiction. I have learned that recovery is about digging. About finding. And about facing realities. And, equally as important, recovery is about self-care. Self-care is giving yourself permission to be first for a little while. It’s not making excuses about why you can’t do what you know in your gut you need to do. If you’re new to this, here are 3 reasons why your self-care matters:

Source: 3 Simple Reasons Why Your Self-Care Matters | The Huffington Post

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