I am sure everyone of us have been told by friends and family alike "Take Care of Yourself". It comes in billions of forms such as "Jaga diri bebaik, TC, Watch out, ETC".. The term is so general that I sometimes wonder, what does it all even mean?
Sorry, being a thinker, I like to think about a lot of things, even simple things like this.. I haven't put much thought into this word until quite recently.. Ok so I guess we all have our set of definition and understanding, but being in the informational age and all, let see what google has to offer o_O
*Googled and the first link gives me out to this Yahoo ask*
What does "take care of yourself" mean?
When someone leaves and that person says, "Take care of yourself, good-bye" what does that mean?
Does that mean... "be careful in the meantime?"
Thanks and will choose most helpful answer.
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
I think that's exactly what it means...be careful, don't get into trouble/arrested/killed, I'd like to see you again or I wish the best for you so please try and do your best so that I will see you again...
But I like the answer that this girl give:
I think it basically means to eat healthy, and live healthily so u dont get sick from neglecting ur needs or health. And also the obvious things like not to do anything potentially dangerous, that would all be encompassed in the saying.
In my case, when I were giving this word, I feel like there are many things that NEEDS TO BE TAKEN CARE OF! SELF is a pretty big word. Anything that we are, physically and mentally, and anything we do or associate with can be apart of that SELF. Does this guy/girl really expect me to take care of this myriad stuff?
-health, beauty, finance, friendship, mind, religion, time management, relationship, study, work, IQ, EQ, community, home, cleanliness, fitness, sports, happiness, mode, ethics dsb..And even if that's it, do they ask us to just take care (MAINTAIN CARE) or to to take BETTER care of that particular SELF?
If the latter, then how thoughtful of them!!!
So whenever I were given this, I always think about what I am currently and how I could take better care of that SELF. Hrmmm..
So guys, Take care of yourself. And I mean: Take BETTER care of your health, beauty, finance, friendship, mind, religion, time management, relationship, study, work, IQ, EQ, community, home, cleanliness, fitness, sports, happiness, mode, ethics (and a 1001 other attributes) haha :D
Food for thought. Sorry if dont understand. Not quite good at explaining though I am aiming to become a Lecturer o___O Myb one day...