RSP EPISODE 1I have been dreaming and thinking about starting a podcast for about two years, but just never got around to it. As much as I wanted to start it, life just got in the way. Work has been busy in my private practice, as well as speaking and writing. And then there is family life and all the things that come with that as well. Trying to balance out work, family life, as well as my own personal stuff has become a huge challenge over the years…and so the podcast just took a backseat.

So that’s why I thought it so important to start my podcast journey off talking about the intersection of self-care and relationships. What I have learned over the years is that when I’m not taking care of myself, I’m just not any good to the relationships around me. My ability to take care of myself directly impacts the relationships that I’m in.

My desire is to be someone who is life-giving, and to breathe life into the relationships around me, rather than suck the life out of them.

So in this episode I explore:

  • what self-care is
  • the four core areas of self-care (physical, emotional, mental and spiritual)
  • ways to implement self-care into your life in a sustainable way
  • some baby steps to take towards self-care
  • the impact of self-care on our relationships

So I hope you enjoy this first ever Rhett Smith podcast, and that you tune in for more.

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Resources Discussed in the Show

Baby Steps to Self-Care

Self-Care: Four Areas to Foster in Order to be Life-Giving to Others