Whether you're a mom, a partner, a friend, or anyone navigating the intricate web of human connections, understanding the significance of knowing what you need is paramount. By recognizing your unique needs, you can effectively ask the right person for the specific relational nutrients that can enrich your bonds.
Our relationships thrive when there's a reciprocal exchange of relational nutrients. These essential elements are crucial for mutual growth and connection. However, to make this exchange effective, it's equally important to know what you need and from whom.
In the video, I share about many relational nutrients, but let's review a few of these so that you get an idea of the importance of why we need to identify and communicate what we need.
1. Validation: Validation begins with acknowledging your own emotions and understanding your need for validation. By doing so, you can effectively communicate this need to the right...
Self-care is important for everyone, but it's especially important for moms. When you take care of yourself, it shows in your mood and overall demeanor. You'll be happier and more relaxed, which will make being around you more enjoyable for everyone.
But self-care isn't just about being happy and relaxed. It also has a direct impact on your relationships. Here are some ways that self-care can help your relationships:
When you're taking care of yourself, you're more likely to be able to give your loved ones the attention they deserve. You won't be as distracted or preoccupied with other things, and you'll be more present in the moment.
When you're taking care of yourself, you'll have more energy and resources to devote to your relationships. You'll be able to give more of yourself to your loved ones, and you'll be more likely to invest in the relationship....