“Before you can honestly love yourself you need to be clear about what love feels like to you.” – Exuberant Women Don’t Age – No Time To Waste
If you’re experiencing problems in your close relationships, friendships or your love life, consider taking a look inside to think about how the way you treat yourself may play a role. Before you can truly love another person, you must first love yourself. Here are four tips for learning how to appreciate yourself and feel more confident.
4 Ways to Love Yourself
- Focus on Self-Love
“Self-love is deeper than self-esteem. Self-love is steady and long-lasting but self-esteem changes from moment to moment.” – Exuberant Women Don’t Age – No Time To Waste
You may think your self-esteem qualifies as self-love, but the love of yourself goes much deeper than just your current view of happiness. Identify the reasons you are proud to be who you are and internalize them. It can help to write lists or keep a journal of things, special moments and personality traits you are proud to call your own.