This hit home pretty hard.
Your relationship with yourself — how you speak to yourself, how you listen to your emotions and how you respond to your needs — is the base that any other relationship you have builds upon, Patel explained. “If you’re not responding to your needs, it will also impact your health and overall wellbeing,” she said.
I’ve definitely been feeling unhelpful to the people around me, and there is a straight line path from finding myself overwhelmed to being less supportive than I would like to be.
Amazing how that happens.
Go read the whole thing.