If we listen to Society, we would constantly be hating ourselves, changing ourselves to fit in and show that we are worthy of belonging when there is naturally nothing wrong with us.
The truth is there is more things that are right with you than there is wrong.
You have to take a good look at yourself, acknowledge that you are good enough and figure whether or not you are loving yourself the right way.
Wondering what are the signs showing that you are loving yourself the right way?
In life, many things that would make us question ourselves and not love ourselves. However, there are a few signs that show that you are on the path of self-love.
1. You put yourself first
You take care of your people, make place for the essentials but you make time for yourself.
In addition, you prioritize your health, needs and wants no matter what.
2. You are authentically yourself
You cannot fake your way through life or spend your time fulfilling someone else’s expectations of you.
You must believe that you are free to be yourself because who you are is beautiful and are good enough.
3. You are honest with yourself
You know and value your flaws, qualities, strengths, weaknesses, limitations and blindspots.
4. You express yourself freely
You express your thoughts and opinions freely without holding back and without fear.
Furthermore, you are not ashamed of your ideas because you understand that they are valuable and worth sharing.
5. You trust your abilities
You have learnt a lot through the years.
When push comes to shove, you are able to hone your skills and employ your abilities where you need to.
6. You trust your intuition
How many times have you felt something in your gut, not listened to it and ended up in a problematic situation?
Trust your intuition. It will never steer you the wrong way.
7. You quiet your inner critic
You don’t listen to your inner critic and to the lies you tell yourself.
Furthermore, you don’t beat yourself up when you have failed.
Instead, you pull yourself back up by your bootstraps, forgive yourself and keep it moving.
8. You embrace solitude
You are capable of spending quality time with yourself.
You are at peace with yourself, you enjoy yourself alone and use that time to recharge.
9. You treat yourself
You take care of your mind, body and soul.
For instance, you enjoy grooming yourself and buying yourself some gifts.
10. You celebrate success
You celebrate your successes and those of others.
You take time to acknowledge your achievements, give yourself full credit for your success and focus on more than your failures.
11. You have a strong support system
You refuse to surround yourself with toxic people.
You have been able to build healthy relationships with people who you confide in, who act as your sounding board and who you lean on.
12. You are independent
Basically, you don’t need other people to help you feel good about yourself.
You believe that you are good enough and can stand on your own two feet.
You don’t need validation from others and have stopped worrying about what other people think about you.
You don’t compete or compare yourself with others.
Finally, you don’t trash people to make yourself feel better.
Last Words Of Advice!
If you don’t love yourself, nobody else will!
When you love yourself, you will be able to handle life better, focus on your personal progress and achieve your goals.
Hope that I’ve helped you get it together on your way to leadership!
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