What is it that you love about yourself? I’m not just talking physically (although you can start there). Go deeper. What is it in your soul that you find attractive? What is so unique about you that the world absolutely cannot live without it? What are you holding back from this planet that you need to express?
If you will, write an uncensored love note to yourself. Include everything about yourself that you are proud of. Write down your accomplishments...but then take it deeper than that. What caused you to accomplish these things? Maybe you have a tenacious spirit, a giving heart, and a soul that yearns to change the world. What is it about the essence of you that you absolutely love?
This may feel uncomfortable at first, but keep going. There is always something you can find to love about yourself. Even if you are in the darkest place, I promise you that you can find something. Beyond society’s limits and expectations of what you should be…WHO are you? What is absolutely beautiful about YOU? Push past the boundaries of the norm. You will inspire others by doing so.
Many people look for love in all of the wrong places. They look for it in other people, in food, on social media, in accomplishments or romantic relationships. They tell themselves, "When I ______________” THEN I’ll be happy, instead of choosing to be happy RIGHT NOW.
I once had a friend who was so unhappy. She was set on the idea that traveling to other countries would make her happy. If only she could leave her misery at home and be somewhere else THEN she would be happy. I don’t think she recognized the pattern, but every time she found herself in a new place, she found new reasons to be depressed and complain. This is like looking in a mirror and trying to change the reflection versus embracing your reflection as it is.
If you have reached a point where you do not even KNOW what to do to truly love yourself and be happy, reach out to me :) In the end, the only thing that will matter is how much you loved yourself and were able to extend that love to others. <3 You matter ❣️