Ever since graduating college, I have been on this journey toward increased mindfulness and self-love. Because we could all be just a tad bit nicer to ourselves…right? There have been so many times where I found that I treat other people way better than I treat myself. And don’t get me wrong, being nice to people is a definite MUST, but why don’t we treat ourselves the same? After a while, I became so exhausted since I wasn’t listening to what I needed. On top of that, I wasn’t practicing self-love and affirmations were not received by myself.
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I’ve been reading the book, You are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life and it’s really starting to change the way I think. For the better! In the book, the author talks about self-love and affirmations. And it wasn’t until I was telling my dogs how cute and good and adorable (ya know, the list goes on and on…) that I came to a realization. Why are we not saying these same affirmations to ourselves?
Okay okayyy, so I don’t mean the exact phrases you tell your pets. But when was the last time you criticized yourself v. complimented yourself? If the answer proves that you criticize more than compliment, we need to change that. So how do we go about changing our brains so work for the better? Keep reading 😉READ MORE