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🎗 Awareness 🏡 Home 🗂 Productivity 🥗 Wellness 🧗 Growth 👨👩👧👧 Family
🧗🏽♀️ Do you love that woman looking back at you in the mirror? “We know we’re supposed to love ourselves, and are told to learn and practice self-love. But in a world that simultaneously picks apart women’s appearances and pits us against each other, self-love is not always as easy as deciding to love yourself.” Read 10 Ways to Love Yourself More This Year
🎗 Discover grace on the journey to self-love! Self-love gives us a baseline of positive and graceful thinking towards our own selves as individuals. This attitude gives us the courage to recognize our flaws and take the steps needed to improve upon them.” Read Is Self-Awareness More Important Than Self-Love?
🥗 Is your lack of self-love impacting your child’s wellbeing? “Because I often work with adults who have lived a lifetime of hearing comments and criticism that has damaged their self-worth, I can tell you just how important it is to teach your children how to see and know their beauty, their strength, their intelligence, and their abilities for success, as a monumental aspect of helping them develop their self-esteem.” Read The Importance Of Teaching Children Self-Love
🗂 Why do we tie our self-worth to our productivity? “We live in a time where middle schoolers are starting profitable businesses, 5-year-olds have million-dollar YouTube channels, and if you don’t have at least one side hustle are you really even a productive member of society?” Read The Epidemic of Productivity-Based Self-worth
👨👩👧👦 Are you at the end of your rope? “You want to do the right things for yourself so you don’t get into a rut or feel like you are at the end of your rope. When you are at the end of your rope, it’s hard for your partner to see your meltdown coming.” Read Self-Care is Self-Love: 15 Tips for Moms to Stay in Charge of Their Daily Lives
🏡 What is Hygge exactly? “Simply put, it’s about creating a happy, cozy environment and enjoying the things you love with the people you love.” Read How to Create a Self Love Haven at Home