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5 Ways to Start Loving Yourself

Published 04/09/2022 by Joanne Jones

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Why You Should Love Yourself First

Why Self-Love Is Important

You would think that self-love was an easy thing to do, but many people have trouble with this. In the world of spirituality, loving and being able to appreciate yourself is one of the most fundamental things. In a world where people have become obsessed with social media and getting the approval and attention of others, there has been a sharp decline in our mental and spiritual well-being.

Getting a lot of engagement on the picture/video you just posted might make you feel good in the moment, but this good feeling is fleeting. You must learn how to connect with your inner self, so you do not need to rely on the thoughts/opinions of others. If you are always trying to get approval from your friends, family, and the nameless faces on social media, you will end up moulding yourself into something that makes other people happy. Living in such a way will not bring you long-term happiness.

5 Reasons You Should Love Yourself

1. Improve Your Self-Esteem

Your overall opinion/view about yourself plays a big part in your ability to find inner peace. At some point or another, we have all had our self-esteem knocked, the trick is not to let a temporary/single moment define who you are or how you see yourself. Meditating and reflecting will help you keep your thoughts and feelings harmonized so you can stay in control. Your life experiences, age, thoughts, and social standing all play a role in influencing your self-esteem, so try to keep your thoughts positive and surround yourself with the people you love.

2. Be Proactive

If you are always reactive, meaning that you only act when things happen to you, you will never be free. To live the life you want, you must be deliberate with your actions. Making the first move is the best way to avoid life passing you by—taking deliberate actions, thinking long-term, understanding the needs of others, and being open to new ideas. By being proactive, you will get to know yourself, figure out what you like, and identify what you want. Additionally, being proactive will help you build better relationships, achieve your goals, and find satisfaction in life.

3. Learn to Forgive Yourself

If you thought forgiving other people was hard, wait until you have to forgive yourself. When we are going through life, we must learn to accept that we are not perfect and that we make mistakes. What is important is that we learn/grow through our experiences so we can become better and stronger people. If you have slipped up in the past, do not beat yourself up over it, learn whatever lessons you can and do your best to move on.

4. Avoid Perfectionism

Striving for perfection is something many of us are familiar with. While trying to be your best self is not a terrible thing, it can be a hindrance if you let it rule over your life. We all have imperfections, imperfections are what make us human.

Trying to be perfect can lead to you feeling inadequate, setting unrealistic standards, and being unable to enjoy the process. It is important to remember that no one is perfect and that mistakes are part of life. Embrace your imperfections and learn from your mistakes.

5. Use Daily Affirmations

Affirmations are amazing, and we highly encourage you to make using affirmations a part of your daily routine. Using affirmations is empowering, and they will help you manifest the life you want.

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