Spoil yourself for an hour a day
Put yourself at the top of your to-do list, says basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman. "For women, it's in our DNA to take care of everyone else. But if you want to be there as an athlete, at work, in your community, you need to make yourself a priority," she said. Lieberman recommends one non-negotiable hour a day -- meet a friend for lunch, read, work out, whatever floats your boat. Lieberman is the first woman to coach an NBA Development League team (the Dallas Mavericks affiliate the Texas Legends); she's a member of Team Mannatech, a group of athletes dedicated to athletes' health and integrity; and mom to a 16-year-old son. If she can find the hour, what's your excuse?