Do you know the safety drill of air stewards, “Put your mask on before assisting others”?  When it comes to taking care of everyone else, have you forgotten about you? Are you actually taking care of yourself at all? Or, did you forget to put your air mask on first?

We are trained from a very early age that our role in the family is multifaceted. Often we are not only managing the many aspects of the household and budget, but also have kids with diverse interests and schedules that we wish to nurture and accommodate.

When we add the dynamic of being an entrepreneur and/or leader to the mix of all that needs to be completed in a day at work and at home, it can often land us at the bottom of our priority list.

The danger zone is when you begin to lose your sense of self.

When you take care of everyone else and you neglect you, and everything you want to accomplish you don’t accomplish because there are no parts of you left.

So what can you do to reset when you have no time or energy for you?

To read Laleh Hancock’s 5 easy ways to include you and wellness in your life go to the full article in Ms. Career Girl here. 


Laleh Alemzadeh-Hancock is a management consultant, Joy of Business facilitator, and founder and CEO of Belapemo and Global Wellness for All. A passionate change-agent, Laleh has empowered thousands of individuals including Fortune 500 executives, government agencies, not-for-profit organizations, athletes and veterans to achieve optimal growth.

`You can find out more about Laleh here. 

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