Self-care is not picture perfect

Self-care is not picture perfect



Why should you start focusing on self-love?⁠

Why is self-love so important?⁠

Self-love is key for mental health and wellbeing, being in harmony with yourself can improve your mental state of mind.⁠

Also it can affect all your human interactions, because with self-love, you'll show up in relationships as a strong, confident, and secure person.⁠

We can simply say that self-love is the new #relationshipgoals

Perfectionism is what we are all about, we stress about having the perfect life, with the perfect work-life balance, and at the end of the day, when our life does not look like as the one we have imagined we can be so negative to ourselves.⁠




Body Love can be difficult especially close to Valentine's Day⁠, but, like anything, the more you practice it the better you'll be.⁠


You have to take care of you every day.⁠

These body positivity mantras can help you start your day right:⁠

"I love my body as it is today."⁠

"My worth isn't defined by my weight. I define my worth and I am worthy."⁠

"Others opinions of my body do not affect or involve me."⁠

"I am much more than just the way I look."⁠

Remind yourself how proud of and thankful for your body you are, try saying these mantras to yourself, and really believe them as you say them.⁠




Many of us struggle with becoming body-positive.⁠

Body positivity is about viewing our bodies as something that is not only perfectly acceptable but entirely wonderful.⁠

We collected 5 tips for you that you should keep in mind when practicing self-love.⁠

1. Get rid of your scale⁠

    Weighing yourself can become an obsession. The scale can have power over your happiness and self-worth. The number on the scale does not define your worth, it simply tells you your relationship with the gravity of the earth. ⁠

    2. If you wouldn’t say it to your friends, don’t say it to yourself⁠

      When you find yourself being critical of your body, ask yourself, “Would I say this to a friend?”, the answer will most likely be “No”. Treat your body like your best friend!⁠

      3. Learn to accept a compliment⁠

        By not being able to accept a compliment, you are putting yourself down. Avoid responding to a compliment with “Thank you, but…”. Simply showing your gratitude by responding with just a “Thank you” is enough.⁠

        4. Don’t compare yourself to others, or your younger self⁠

          Everybody is different, and our bodies change significantly as we grow older. It is normal and healthy to not look like what we looked like 4-5 years ago. Comparing yourself to others, or even yourself, does nothing for you, so just be(you)tiful!⁠

          5. Donate your clothing that doesn’t fit and buy clothing you feel great in⁠side

            Instead of torturing ourselves with thoughts that we no longer fit into our favourite pair of jeans, donate them! Buy clothes that make you feel great in. 



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