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3 Surprising Ways Being “Selfish” Makes Your Relationships Happier

From Peggy Sealfon, personal development coach and author of Escape From Anxiety:

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No, “doing laundry” isn’t my “purpose,” but loving my day-to-day life certainly IS!
  • Use your list to choose (at least) one thing to do every week that feeds your inner child, that vibrant essence of you. Try this over the next month! You may invite your partner to do this with you, but if he’s not interested, just do it anyway. It may take a half hour or half a day. Your choice. You deserve pleasurable experiences and giving yourself permission to do them is empowering — you’re worth the time invested in your joy.
  • Check your ego at every step. Why are you choosing to do what you’re doing? Without being judgmental in any way, be aware, mindful and take a few moments to evaluate how you feel afterwards. Consider sharing your feelings with your partner.
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Personal Development Coach, Author, Speaker. Internationally-recognized expert on reducing stress and anxiety. Inspires and motivates. PeggySealfon.com

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