As an empath I can be deeply affected by other people’s energy, expectations, needs and impact. This can lead to over-giving and to taking on other people’s energy and feeling drained.
And so I have learned, sometimes the hard way, over the years how vital it is for my health and well-being for me to look after my own needs first. Self-first does not mean selfish. We have to put on our own oxygen mask first before we can help others.
Put yourself into the mix
You’re part of the equation
Don’t have to just solutions fix
You count in this creation
Keep a sense of your self-worth
Check in with how you’re feeling
It’s quite ok to be “self-first”
From here you’re more appealing
Hold yourself, respect you needs
Be not so self-effacing
Self-love more of its power breeds
Are you yourself embracing?