Sunday, August 19, 2012

Self Care via Word of the Day

Word of the Day for Sunday, August 19, 2012

lodestar \LOHD-stahr\, noun:
1. Something that serves as a guide or on which the attention is fixed.

A care giver's lodestar must continuously shine reminders to assist the self first, no matter how strong his/her inclination is to do otherwise.  Care givers are stars themselves; their frequent burning out marks their dedication but also indicates their inattention to necessary, personal self care.

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