Today, and every day, it's important to incorporate self-love into our lives. Each day, we can do something little that adds up to something big to benefit ourselves and our mental health. Loving yourself comes in many forms and activities.
1. Remind yourself that you, and your feelings, are valid.
2. Be true to yourself.
3. Do not let others take away your uniqueness.
4. List 10 things that you love about yourself.
5. Read your favorite book.
6. Take a walk alone and reflect on what makes you happy.
7. Do yoga.
8. Watch a movie that makes you laugh (or cry).
9. Paint your nails.
10. Buy your favorite drink from your favorite coffee shop.
11. Take a nap.
12. Eat your favorite food.
13. Start exercising.
14. Write down how you are feeling.
15. Identify a challenge in your life, and develop a plan to overcome it.
16. Get a massage or a facial.
17. Talk on the phone with someone you love.
18. Cry if you need to.
19. Pet a dog.
20. Go get your hair done.
21. Buy a new outfit that you feel confident wearing.
22. Log off of social media for one day.
23. Drink lots of water.
24. Talk about your life journey with someone else.
25. Color a picture.
26. Try a new hobby.
27. Go outside, and find five beautiful things to take pictures of.
28. Think about what has made you grateful today.
29. Let go of something that is bothering you.
30. Look up inspiring quotes.
31. Engage in uplifting self-talk.
32. Light your favorite candle.
33. Go on a drive to a place where you feel at peace.
34. Think about how much you have grown.
35. Take note of your accomplishments for the day.
36. Recognize your feelings and know that you are allowed to feel.
37. Take the leap of faith to get the help or assistance that you need.
38. Be kind to others.
39. Write a letter to your younger or future self, and read it over.
40. Start a gratitude journal.
41. Put on your favorite face mask.
42. Clean out your closet or room of clothes you no longer wear.
43. Understand how important self-love is.
44. Write small, encouraging notes to yourself on post-its, and put them around your room or home.
45. Take a bubble bath.
46. Smile at yourself.
47. Try meditating for 10 minutes in the morning.
48. Do something that is truly relaxing to you.
49. Go to a park.
50. Do what makes you the happiest.
Every single person is worthy is self-love. The ways of engaging in self-love are infinite, so you are able to find what works best for you. Do not doubt yourself! When you start to love yourself, it seems like life makes a lot more sense.