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Please put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others

Please put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others

I was chatting to some friends the other night and this came up. The idea that we are so preoccupied with putting others before ourselves. I do it all the time. Go out to meet friends when I’m absolutely knackered and would rather get to bed early. There aren’t enough hours in the day. So we end up putting ourselves down the bottom of the list, we shrug our shoulders and just go with it! It’s crazy. When did we stop being our own top priorities? There seems to be so much pressure these days with what is expected of...