The Greatest Love: 8 Ways To Feel Good About YOU
Of course, family and friends are essential, but establishing a healthier relationship with yourself is the foundation on which all other relationships, be it with family, friends, coworkers or romantic partners, grow from.
Anywhere and everywhere you turn, you’re likely to find all sorts of “remedies” to feel better about yourself…and most of them come with a price tag. But what about the things we can’t buy?
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To truly feel better about you, and truly celebrate your “greatest love”, you need to:
1. Believe that you’re great! Get a pen and paper, sit down, and list your assets. Write down everything you know about yourself that makes you special and unique. This might include your beautiful eyes, to your different talents, your achievements and even your goals and dreams. Analyze which ones you want to improve on or develop – and then make an effort to follow through and let yourself grow as a person.
2. Do YOU. Stop trying to be who others want you to be. Stop trying to earn love, acceptance and validation. Be the distinctive person you are. You are who you are, and it is important to know that you ARE enough. Yes, we can improve and grow, but we must allow our own uniqueness to always shine through.
3.Stop blaming yourself. Don’t make other peoples thoughts, feelings or actions about YOU. Don’t take responsibility (or blame yourself) for what another person may do, say or think. You are only responsible for your own thoughts, feelings, behaviors and choices, so don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.
4. Be good to yourself. It’s sounds a lot easier said than done. People don’t believe they deserve the good life. They WANT it but don’t think they deserve it. Strange, right? Practice healthy behaviors, and do things that bring you…