Wouldn't it be nice to create a daily practice where we can feel how incredibly wonderful we are by learning how to love ourselves? When we begin to show self-love it's amazing how our lives can improve. We feel better, we're kinder to each other, we get the jobs we want, or even create them. Our relationships improve or the negative ones dissolve and new ones begin. It might sound simplistic but don't you find the simplest things are the most profound? It's time to see you like God sees you. Here are 14 tips for creating space to love and appreciate who you are and appreciate others on February 14th.
When you wake up in the morning, look in the mirror and say "I love you" speak kind words to yourself, think kind thoughts. What we think on the inside is what our world reflects back to us. When we have self-love, we are able to have love for one another.
Watching the Sunrise in the morning and waking up with the planet reminds you that it's a new beginning. It's the perfect time to say "thank you for today, thank you for letting me begin again" It doesn't matter where you are in the world, you can wake up with the sun and begin a new day. Express your love for the planet and you will begin to feel love right back.
If you have a dog, walking your dog not only gets you out into the world and connects you with nature, it's showing love to your animal and they're so grateful to spend quality time with you. You never know what you might see along the way, maybe a sign from the Universe to remind you; You are loved...
Even if it's just for the day. When is the last time you took the train? There's something charming about seeing the city by train. When you're looking out the window and watching the world go by you feel nostalgic and be grateful for a little old fashion charm.
6- Send yourself some Love (Goodly)
Wouldn't it be Lovely to receive a box in the mail from a company that actually promotes self Love? Love Goodly is a bi-monthly subscription luxury box service that introduces you to products that take care of yourself and our planet. You will be introduced to brands from all over that are made with Love. Your health and your wellness are worth it!
Create your day by walking with a vision. Set out with a purpose and begin by saying; Universe I am aware there are universal forces looking right at me, and I am aware that I am the object of your positive attention. Today all day I will be in conscience awareness that you are right here with me. Loving me, Encouraging me, Inspiring me, Guiding me, Leading me, Laughing with me, Healing me, Uplifting me, Financing me and I am grateful for your continual gaze upon me. Look around at every living thing nature has provided us and recognize the abundance and feel your heart open.
Whether you live by a lake, a river or the ocean, being next to water calms the soul. We can relax, connect with our inner guidance and rejuvenate our cells. After all, our bodies are made up of 65 % water... or just make yourself a nice bubble bath.
Because you're worth it. There are so many incredible recipes to discover on social media, why not get creative and make something you've never made before. Take yourself to the market and splurge. Create a healthy, beautiful meal for yourself, your family or friends. *I've linked 5 top apps for healthy meals.
10- Think Big
Remember; it takes just as much effort to think big as it does to think small. Have a big vision for yourself, you'll find that if you get in the habit of doing that, the Universe will provide the path to get you there.
It feels so great to write out your vision, to draw pictures, see the words, feel the emotion, sit back and enjoy the ride. Become inspired by your own words. When your vision moves from thought to paper, you feel alive, you will begin to find ways to make it happen and what the mind sees it wants to achieve.
Make an evening with your girlfriends for brainstorming, and a few laughs of course. Ask what their goals are, and chances are you'll all find a way to help each other.
13- Stop & Kiss
Yes...just that. Don't forget to take time to Stop & Kiss someone you love.
Wake up every day and be grateful. There are endless possibilities when you look at life through the eyes of Love. Having self-love is having the appreciation for the spiritual being you are, and that which created you. Tell someone you love them today, start with yourself. You have so much to offer.
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!