Mental Health

They Say I’m Selfish

Some of us know that “selfish” doesn’t have to have a negative connotation,  but the trait can actually make you a better person.

How are you supposed to take care of others if you’re not taking care of yourself?  Sometimes, we need to be selfish. I’m not talking about being  unkind and inconsiderate of others. I mean the part of  responsibility for getting your personal, emotional and physical needs met.

Our feelings are important, our bodies are important. Don’t let anything break them. To keep them healthy we have to take good care of them.

We  can also become more empathic to others feelings.

Sometimes you just need to unplug, and spend some time with yourself.  Do not feel guilty for taking the time you deserve.

One of the hardest parts is learning  to lose the guilt when I use the word “no.”  But hey ! Don’t worry. It’s not a bad word.

Ask for help when you need it.  It’s nothing to be ashamed of.

It’s okay to be self-interested…



Author: Michelle Gonzalo
Email: thepurefreckles@gmail.com
Author Bio: I’m Michelle Gonzalo, Creator of  purefreckles.com  and passionate for all forms of expression and celebrating them as a way of happiness. Exposing human feelings in pictures, fashion and writing.
Link to website and social media:  http://purefreckles.com https://www.instagram.com/thepurefreckles/



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3 responses to “They Say I’m Selfish

  1. I loved this piece! You are so spot on. It’s not selfish to have self care and say yes to you and no to others.

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