This Is What Self-Love Truly Is

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A friend and I were talking a few weeks ago and she said that gurus, coaches, and everyone on the internet are talking about loving yourself, but what actually is self-love?

More importantly, how do you get it if you’re starting from a place of not having any? And no we’re not referring to consumerism self-love where all you have to do is buy a bath bomb and put on a face mask and suddenly that means you love yourself. Like everything else important in life..it’s found within.

So after giving it some thought this is what I came up with…

Self-love is:

Self-love is saying no to things that insult your soul

Self-love is saying yes to eating fruit and veggies

Self-love is saying no to binge drinking 

Self-love is setting boundaries

Self-love is speaking your truth

Self-love is letting go of control and trusting everything will work out

Self-love is knowing everything is happening for you

Self-love is understanding where there is give there is take

Self-love is saying yes to challenges 

Self-love is feeling all the feelings and not numbing yourself

Self-love is moving your body without fear of judgment

Self-love is feeling comfortable and only wearing what makes you feel like a disco mermaid cozy athlete 

Self-love is forgiveness for all people in your life

Self-love is dreaming wildly

Self-love is reaching out to friends when needed

Self-love is believing in your unlimited potential 

Self-love is taking time to be silent

Self-love is taking the risks you’ve always wanted to take

Self-love is always evolving

I hope you take the time to write it down and figure out what truly loving yourself looks like for you. Define it for yourself because you are worth it. TC mark

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