Anyone else struggle with self-love?
It’s something I’ve been working on a lot in therapy over the past several months.
It’s easy to be hard on ourselves when we mess up, when something doesn’t go the way we think it should, or when we’re sick.
I wasn’t able to do much physically for most of 2019 because of my vertigo and upper cervical injury. And honestly, I’m having a hard time with the results. I’ve put on some pounds, I can’t do everything I want to do, and I’m still healing almost a year later, even though I feel like I should’ve been 100% cured months ago, dang it!
But I’ve learned to ask, “What is this teaching me?”
We all go through different seasons in our lives, and there’s almost always something to learn from the changes.
This season has taught me surrender, acceptance, grace… and that I need to work harder at self-love.
Love yourself right now. No matter what you’re going through, no matter how different you think things should be, no matter how hard it is.
Love yourself unconditionally.
Yes, I’m telling myself to do the same. ️
It’s definitely an important part of staying mentally healthy. And if you need more ideas, click here to get some good tips from my partner, Mental Health America.