Nonessential Self-Care (Podcast Episode 4)

ON THIS EPISODE

In episode 4 of the podcast, we explore the topics of self-care alongside self-sacrifice, when to walk away from a toxic person, and how to strike a balance between caring for your own soul and tending to the needs of others.

While we are created in the image of God, humanity is inherently finite. We have very real limits. And while we want to tend to every need we see, we have to realize that we aren’t able to be anyone’s Savior. So we need to make sure that we are serving out of the overflow of what we are allowing Jesus to pour into us. 

We also need to know when it’s okay to walk a way from a toxic person or a situation that we aren’t going to be able to resolve. It can be tough to know when that time is. 

In our discussion, we offer tips for how to care for your body, mind, and soul in such a way that enables you to make the biggest impact possible. We also wrestle with what it looks like to accept your limits, embrace them, and not feel guilty about doing so.

If you have any questions you’d like to submit about this episode or have other topics of conversation you’d like us to explore in future episodes, you can connect with us over on our contact page. We’re looking forward to hearing from you and we’re excited to journey with you!

QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE

There's this fine line between taking care of yourself and being selfish, and depending on who you are, you'll tend to strike on either side of it. Click To Tweet

The purpose of self care is not it's not because it's all about you. It's actually for the greater purpose of caring for others. Click To Tweet

We're limited as humans in in what we're able to do. And so you need to trust that God is far bigger than you are. Click To Tweet

God is big enough to care for a person, even if you're not the one who's serving them because you need to preserve your own life. Click To Tweet

We are grateful to be able to be used by God for his kingdom work But in the end, it's not us. It's not us who's accomplishing these things. Click To Tweet

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