How To Practice Self Love Everyday

Sometimes it feels like it's far easier to love others than it is to love ourselves. To really be our best for those we love, it's important to put your wellbeing and regard for yourself front and center. That's the very core of self-love, and while the term might sound self-centered, it's far from it.

Self-love is about getting in touch with yourself, getting to know yourself, and genuinely nurturing yourself. Make it a point to be good to yourself daily in the following ways, and as we are celebrating Valentine's day this month, let's focus on loving ourselves deeply all month long.

Start the day on a positive note. When you look in the mirror, speak positive affirmations to yourself. It truly sets the tone when you start your day off like this. You can even leave post-it notes on your bathroom mirror to remind yourself of these positive mantras you choose to meditate on throughout the week.

Nourish your body Focus on providing the healthiest foods for your body to thrive. Drink lots of water, focus on good sleep, move your body in some way every day, and nourish it daily with activities and intentions to treat yourself well.

Counter negative thoughts with positive ones Everyone has that inner voice that can lean to the negative side at times. Focus on flipping these thoughts into positive ones when they arise.

Stop comparing You are the only YOU there is. Live up to your expecta