Are You Loving Yourself?

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Valentine’s Day is coming up soon, and people often celebrate the day thinking of their significant other, but when was the last time you thought of loving yourself?

Loving yourself is just as important as loving others and those you care about. It’s about accepting who you are as a person, individual, member of society, and every other way that makes you who you are.

Take care of your body.

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Exercise however you can in any way you choose and as much as you can. It may be hard initially, and you may have to consult a doctor if you have certain medical issues, but if and when you can, give it a try. You may find that you enjoy it!

Also, don’t forget to make sure your body gets the rest it needs and deserves. It can help keep you energized, ready, and productive.

Be kind to your mind.

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Your mind is important, too! Don’t forget to take care of it. You can think using your brain and feel emotions up there, too. Just like your body, your mind needs exercise and rest, too, which can help you focus and stay sharp.

Just like you are kind to others, don’t forget to be kind to yourself. It’ll help your mind feel good, and those voices in your head can be more positive and uplifting.

You are amazing!

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You are amazing, exactly the way you are! You are perfect, flaws and all, because everything about you is what makes you who you are. Anytime you’re going through struggles, remember that you are amazing!

(Those who tell you otherwise have no idea how wrong they are.)

Cover Photo: Photo by Jose Silva from Burst