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It’s OK to Be Selfish


Do you sometimes put yourself on the back burner? Does your family come first at the sacrifice of your own well being?

I’ve noticed that a lot of people are making the commitment to lose weight and improve their health. I’m in the same boat. I’m working on dropping weight and trimming down. I want to be selfish and feel better about myself. But is it really being selfish?

You don’t get into shape only for yourself. You get back into shape for your loved ones. You do it for your spouse, your kids, your family. You want to be healthy so you can be with them for years to come, to drive them nuts and crazy with your oddness, your creativity, your love.

So be a little selfish. Do something for yourself that will benefit you and your family. It can anything: working out, reading a self help book, painting a photo, whatever. Just do a little selfish act that makes you happy and helps you improve your well being. Because when you are happy, your family will be happy.

Thanks for reading!

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5 responses to “It’s OK to Be Selfish

  1. idiotprufs January 6, 2015 at 7:32 am

    Finally, some someone gives me some advice I can get behind.

  2. RunBikeThrow January 6, 2015 at 9:37 pm

    “You know, honey, I’m working out and losing all this weight for you. But it’s only fair I do something just for ME. So this is Bambi McBoomBoom. She’s my, uh, massage therapist. Yeah.”

    And that’s how it started, Mr. Paramedic.

    Oh, and thanks for checking out my blog!

  3. shayneneal January 15, 2015 at 12:56 am

    I do not know how you get your ideas out in such a concise manner… i tend to never shut up… i might be the only guy on earth who cant say hello in 144 character… no twitter for me but the blogs are fun

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