20 Small Ways You Can Love Yourself A Little More Each Morning

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Eli DeFaria

1. Look in the mirror and find one thing that makes you unique.

2. Compliment yourself as you brush your teeth—a compliment about a physical aspect, and a compliment about your personality.

3. Give yourself a few extra minutes so you’re not racing to get ready.

4. Smile, at your reflection.

5. Smile, just because.

6. Put on an outfit that makes you feel good.

7. Breathe deeply.

8. Listen to your favorite song as you get ready.

9. Take a few extra minutes to put on lotion on, or paint your nails.

10. Wear a cute piece of jewelry that you haven’t before.

11. Put on makeup, or don’t.

12. Tell yourself that you are confident.

13. Fill your mind with positive thoughts.

14. Take a moment to make yourself coffee, hot chocolate, a super healthy smoothie to start off the day.

15. Take a selfie and post it, or keep it for yourself.

16. Put on your favorite perfume.

17. Read a motivational quote.

18. Start your car so you have a comfortable ride to work.

19. Plan one fun thing to do for yourself later in the day.

20. Tell yourself you’re going to have a good day. Then do just that. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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