Cec Murphy is running a series for writers on self-care. It is worth the hop over there to read each blog post.
“Why do you polish your tools every time after you use them?” I asked my dad when I was about six years old.
“Makes them last longer.” Dad was a man of few words, but I understood. At the time it seemed like a lot of extra work. When I was older I understood the lesson. As I thought about this topic, the principle applies. If I care for myself—my body, my mind, my spirit—every part of myself—I’ll survive and be productive much longer. Learn more.