Gifts don’t just come in fancy packages. The care you give to yourself is just as important as those gifts under the tree. Christmas is a time to spend with family and friends. Take a look around. The most precious gift you can give to others is to give to yourself. That is what health is all about. Taking care of yourself affords more memories and more laughter with those you love. If it means making one small change to be around just a bit more, isn’t it worth the effort?
All my favourite memories from Christmas aren’t about the gifts I got. In fact, I remember more of the time we spent together. Quality time is more important. Memories and laughter cannot be wrapped up in fancy paper. There’s a reason why I say health is a gift that keeps on giving. It’s a choice that has a distinct effect on how you see yourself and those around you. When you choose to get well, everyone will benefit from it.
My wish for this holiday season is to take care of the ones you love, which includes yourself. You take special care when wrapping gifts. They have to look beautiful sitting under the tree. If you look at yourself as a special gift, take just as much care looking after what’s inside.