Step 4: Exercise & Time for Yourself

I put these two Steps together so you can contemplate your self -worth. It is important to consider your own needs beyond the basics of sleeping and eating. I know that a new mother is lucky if she has time to shower and get dressed, much less be organized and motivated enough to exercise. I hope that the concept of “time for yourself” will promote the fact that exercising does make a person feel better. While this may be true and a good tip, take it easy. Ask yourself “When was the last time I took a walk all by myself?” Remember that if you can sleep well, eat nutritiously, and exercise regularly, you’ll generally feel healthy.

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