Tell me the first person that comes to mind if I were to ask you
Who do you love the most?
Sister Aunt Grand Parent Uncle Dad Cousin
Best Friend Teacher Boyfriend Girlfriend Husband Wife Your Kids
or someone else
What if it was our
To LOVE OURSELVES
To love ourselves FIRST
By practicing to love ourselves daily we are
empowering our physical, mental, emotional, and
spiritual health. If we are neglecting ourselves we are
going to be lacking in one or more of these areas. It is
vital, to not just speak the words I LOVE MYSELF but
to show ourselves with our actions!
Most people don’t know
what it means to love
How do we show ourselves
with our actions?
How do we tell ourselves
Loving Ourselves with our actions:
Be kind to yourself. Focus on your many positive qualities. Focus on
your strengths, your abilities, and your admirable traits. Let go of
harsh judgments, comparisons to others, and self-hatred.
Try loving and positive affirmations. Nourish your soul through a
love-kindness meditation or spiritual practices that help you feel
compassion and love toward yourself.
You may have to go within and seek solace in yourself to be
comfortable in your own skin. Practice moments of alone time and be
aware of how you treat yourself.
Appreciate your body it is what you have to live in for the rest of your
life. Eat healthy, exercise a little bit, have good hygiene.
Frost yourself! Statistics show that when a woman wears a necklace, or
other piece of jewelry with their outfit it BOOSTS their self
Write “I love myself” on your bathroom mirror with lip stick
Say out loud every morning before you leave your home “I love
myself, I respect myself, I value myself”
Journal in the evenings before bed- make a list of the things you love
about yourself, write down your short term and long term goals.
Think of what kinds of activities or hobbies make you happy and
write them down.
Put your lists into action. Make a weekly day for yourself. Do
something you love, wear your favorite outfit, go to the salon and
have your hair or nails done (if it makes you happy) read a book, go
for a walk in the park, go have coffee with a friend.
Goals- Don’t settle for life as it is. You can do and be whatever you
want. Start doing things to accomplish your goals, you will feel better
and have more confidence.
Congratulate yourself, thank yourself, remember to tell yourself good
job and don’t stress the little things. We aren’t perfect. We are
When we speak and practice self love daily, we start to break barriers and then
we are able to experience and do so many things, including having the true
ability to love others , it is with loving yourself first that you are able to then
I CHALLENGE YOU
Use what we have talked about today to start
practicing loving yourselves.
Keep track of what you are doing in a journal.
Document how you feel doing these things vs
how you felt before.
Share with us and encourage each other by
chatting in Facebook groups about how you are
Thank you for being a part of the very first Breaking Barriers show, I
hope that you are empowered by what we have talked about, and that
you leave this show today with encouragement.
Stay tuned for future shows. If you would like to share ideas for
future topics please let me know, send a message to me on Facebook
Make sure and visit my website and learn about my new released
book called “I could ever tell” my very own survivor story.