Giving yourself the love you deserve is something that not many of us practice, especially not on a daily basis. Usually, the path towards self-love is hard, rocky, and slippery. However, when you finally get through the end of the path and reach the highest level of self-love, you will achieve the peace, love, and serenity you always wished for. You will have the power to let go of past wounds and face any challenge that comes your way.
When you love yourself you grow to be stronger with each passing day. Yes, there are going to be hard times and some days you may feel as though you wouldn’t be able to make it. But, you will and you will love yourself more for it.
1. YOU ARE PUTTING YOURSELF FIRST
When you love yourself, you will naturally start putting yourself first and taking care of your wellbeing. In the past, you weren’t able to say ‘no’ to people. Now, even though you are still kind and willing to help, you are also choosing yourself and doing what’s best for you.
2. YOU ARE NO LONGER SELF-CONSCIOUS
Regardless of your flaws, you think of yourself as a beautiful human being, inside and out. You know that clothes and physical appearance don’t make the human – human because it is what’s inside that counts. Therefore, you no longer compare yourself to others and you live your life the best you can. Your happiness is one of the most important things for you and you try to see only the positive in everything and be happy every day.
3. YOU ARE KINDER TO YOURSELF
Loving yourself and taking care of yourself has taught you to let go of any past pain and emotions that brought you sadness. Yes, there are still some days when past memories come back to you, but those no longer hurt you like they used to before. Because now you love yourself and you know you deserve better.
4. YOU FOCUS ON THE THINGS THAT ARE IMPORTANT TO YOU
The path towards self-love has taught you what’s important to you and what’s not. Now you don’t waste your time and energy on things that have no value to your life. You surround yourself only with people with whom you can grow and expand your views. You no longer deal with the toxicity of any sort because you are so focused on loving yourself and improving yourself in every way.
Self-love is one of the hardest yet the most fulfilling things you can ever do for yourself. It’s the best thing you can do for yourself that will change your life in the most beautiful way possible.