By taking care of yourself you also take care of the people around and preventing the pain of them seeing you weak and hurt.
Not at all certain I understood this short little story tonight. Wanted to.
Awareness of oneself can extend outward to include those you are interacting with, but focusing on others takes the attention away from the self and can cause you to misstep. If you aren’t ensuring you are in alignment first, how can you help others?
Watch Yourself Story
It is important that you are aware of yourself. Do not worry about what others are doing. In that way, you will succeed
I learned that to have success in life you must watch yourself before anyone else.