Look after yourself when helping others

Sometimes when you help a friend, you might forget to look after yourself. It’s important to take care of your own needs while you’re helping out your friend. Make sure that you don’t give up things that you enjoy, and if you’re feeling tired or overwhelmed, take some time out to relax.

Source: Tips for supporting a friend with a mental illness @ ReachOut.com: Get through tough times

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