Three Basic Acts of Self-Love

In my last post on self-love, I explained why it is important that we love ourselves, and how I found love for myself. In this post, I will be sharing three basic acts of self-love.

These three basic actions have helped me to strengthen my intention of loving myself:

1) Taking care of my overall health
  • Physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. For me, this is as simple as getting enough sleep, drinking water, striving to eat healthily; meditating, doing yoga, dancing; journaling, taking time to collect my thoughts, praying; etc.
  • Doing these things nourishes my mind, body, and spirit, leaving me with space to think and feel clearly.

2) Saying "no" when I need to
  • This equates to being unapologetic in taking time for myself to recharge, as well as step away from people + situations that are not for me.

3) Being kind to myself
  • This means seeing the good in myself, being confident, complimenting myself, being compassionate to myself, and loving the simple essence of who I am.
  • I find that when I speak positive, encouraging things to myself I feel better and I accomplish more. 

Thank you for reading! Hopefully these three basic acts of self-love inspires you to start loving yourself more. You may already be doing these things, which is great! What are some acts of self-love that you practice in your life? Let me know in the comments.


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