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4 Ways to Create a Daily Self-Love Ritual

Can you say that you really love yourself? If you’re looking into self-love advice, then you should ask yourself how often you make sure that you’re actually taking good care of yourself. This isn’t just talking about physicality, because it also includes your mental health. If you can say that you don’t so much to practice self-love, then it would be a good idea for you to continue reading so you can learn about creating a daily self-love ritual. Start with a Healthy Breakfast One of the first places you can start with self-care is by making good choices to put in your body for fuel. Having a good amount of nutritious foods is a really good way to make sure that you’re eating healthy and on your way to making improvements in a physical way. With a quick Google or Pinterest search, you can learn how to make some…

Here’s Why You Should Practice Positive Self-Talk

Today is Day 6 of a 10-part series on self-love. You can sign up for the series and receive the challenges here. The way that you treat yourself in your own mind has a lot more significance than most people give it credit for. There are times when people might self-abuse or say nasty mean things to themselves out of habit, but the consequences of this are much farther reaching than they believe. Practicing positive self-talk, on the other hand, has great benefits. It Can Help You to See Yourself When you look at yourself in the mirror, what do you tell yourself? This might be the first time you’ve ever had to think about that question, but it’s one that you should be aware of, and how you answer will make a difference to yourself on a daily basis. Whenever you tell yourself something negative, you’re repeating powerful mantras…

Focus on Your Future, Not the Past

Sometimes things happen in life that can change you and those around you forever, but it’s how you deal with these things that says a lot about who you are. Where you place your focus when things happen also has a major impact on how you deal with situations. It can be easy to dwell on the past, and get stuck wondering what might have been, but is that really what you should do? Here are some ways you can practice self-care by focusing on your future, not on your past. You’re Still Here When reflecting on past events, remember one thing: you’re still here. That means that whatever has come before you, whether it was a massive obstacle or defeat, that event didn’t end you. You’re still here, and that says a lot about how resilient you can be. It’s important to realize that people are remarkably good at…

Create a Bedtime Routine for Self-Care

How do you begin each day? If you’re the kind of person who wakes up at the very last minute and runs out the door into your car rushing to work, there’s a pretty good chance that the rest of your day feels rushed as well. This feeling can create massive stress on you each day. So, let’s talk about waking up early for more self-care. Put Down Your Electronic Devices Before Bed Part of the reasons that it’s hard for some people to wake up is because they spend too much time on devices before they should be going to sleep. Does this sound familiar? If so, don’t worry, I used to be the same way. Scientists have been studying the effects of electronic devices on sleep and they say that the data does not bode well for people who love to be on their devices in bed. Many…

5 Ways to Treat Your Body with Kindness

I heard a phrase recently that really resonated with me. It was, “we aren’t born hating our bodies. We are taught to.” How real is that statement? In the world we live in, the media portrays the perfect body as thin and lean. And if our bodies don’t match that image, we put a lot of stress on ourselves. Some have even gotten to the point that they develop eating disorders because of how they feel. Instead, we should focus on being kinder to ourselves and our bodies. Most feel that they’re already being kind, but are they really? Here are five tips on how to treat your body with kindness. Get The Rest You Need The first way to treat yourself better would be to make sure that you get as much rest as you need each day. Proper sleep and rest are important for your body because your…