Is YOU Time Selfish? Studio 5 (part 2)
One Utah mom, Raili, isn’t sure what all of the fuss is about. She says, “When you choose to be a mom, you choose all of the chaos that goes with that. I may not have time to exercise or shop or scrapbook. You have to decide what’s essential and what’s not. I get ME time 24/7 because I’m doing what I chose to do…to be a mom.”
5) Redefine selfish
Selfish is doing what’s in your best interest WITHOUT regard for others. Doing what’s in your best interest WITH regard for others is NOT selfish. It’s smart.
6) Prioritize joy
What activities bring you joy? Make those things a priority in your life.
We posed the question on the Studio 5 Facebook page “Is carving out YOU time selfish?” Here’s what viewers are saying…
Dynamic self & relationship expert Julie de Azevedo Hanks, LCSW loves to make a difference for women. She owns Wasatch Family Therapy and regularly contributes to KSL TV's Studio 5, and her advice has been featured nationally including Wall Street Journal, Parenting, Fox News, and others. She writes for PsychCentral and Sharecare and hosts The Julie Hanks show on BYU Radio. Connect on Facebook & Twitter...and watch for her new book releasing in 2013.