3 Simple Ways To Love Yourself Better

3 Simple Ways To Love Yourself Better

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It’s okay to critique yourself from time to time…

But you have to recognize that we are our own worst critics. We are also in charge of our own happiness so if you are bringing yourself down, it’s also on you to build yourself back up. I self-reflect on this space and my own life regularly and it helps me develop strong game-plans to achieve my dreams. We all have to start somewhere, so without further ado, here are three ways to love yourself better:

Accept yourself, flaws and all.

No one is perfect. You can try, you will never achieve perfection, but that’s more than okay! Be honest with yourself. Life can be painful, unfair, and sometimes even cruel, but don’t let that get in the way of your happiness. Look out for those moments that bring a smile to your face, or those people that make you feel like you are on top of the world. Sometimes you have to purge yourself of all the things that are bringing you down. Recognize the triggers that make you stressed or sad and work to introduce more positivity into your life. Self-reflection and self-acceptance are the best way to improve upon yourself – and it’s always ok to talk to someone. If you are having a hard time, or need someone to talk to, you guys know you can always email me.

Find something to look forward to and work towards it.

Set your end goal and do everything you can to reach those goals. Use whatever it is that motivates you to propel you forward. Maybe you’ve found a new hobby, or maybe you just need a grand vacation. Your goal does not have to be career related. Maybe you want to be healthier, or change your lifestyle. Whatever it is, set your mind to it and go out there and fulfill your dreams.

Go out and spend time in nature.

Staring at a computer all day doesn’t make me feel connected to the world around me. If anything, it makes me feel more disconnected. That’s why it’s great to take social media breaks from time to time. I like to go out, take the dogs for a walk and breathe in fresh air. Fresh air and the sunshine have been known to improve your overall mood and has been used as a remedy for depression.

What do you do to love yourself better?

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  • All this advice is really important. I agree that we are our worst critics so it’s ok to enjoy it when we do something well. We need to be proud of ourselves from time to time instead of being so hard on ourselves. So apart from those three points your shared, I like to feel confident about the things I do well and try to think about them when I’m feeling low.

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    • Yes! Feeling confident is also a must! Believe in yourself, always.

  • Sarah Mills

    You’re so beautiful, and all of this advice is so important. I always love to read through posts like this!

  • Such lovely advice! I really enjoyed reading this and you look beautiful in your photos.

    xo | Cindy Elena
    http://www.boringclothes.com

  • Spend time in nature devo works! It’s so clean and calm in the nature and it’s like temporarily away from the trouble!

    xx Margaret
    http://www.maleemaleehong.com

  • These are great ideas! I love going on a long walk in the countryside, it’s so calming x

    https://emmaboughtwhat.blogspot.co.uk

  • Eve

    This is a really lovely, inspiring post, that people can definitely learn a lot from 🙂 stunning photos as well!

  • Kelley Harvest

    I love this post! Spending time in nature really helps me. 🙂

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  • Couldnt agree more with your list, especially on the 3rd one: FIND SOMETHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO AND WORK TOWARDS IT. Indeed, finding something to work hard fuels our inspiration and passion.

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com