It's hard to fill from an empty cup. This is why it's so important to have some kind of self love rituals so you can restore your balance and equanimity. With Valentine's Day fast approaching don't forget about the most important person in your life- YOU!
Here are some practices that can help you take care of your physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.
1) Call in Community.
No one is an island. Everyone needs a community around them. It doesn't have to be huge but all of us need friends, confidantes, lovers and partners who can help support us. It doesn't have to be in any particular order. However it's important to have some key people in your life who love and support you no matter what. Who are those people for you? Have you been open and honest about your needs for support? It can be so easy to get caught up in the day to day activities of life that you forget to slow down and ask for...
You know the list that you have that's ongoing. The one that you never seem to get through?
Where are you on that list? Most people put themselves at the very bottom of their priority list. And it's literally costing them their life and wellbeing.
In the short term making the easy choices- take out instead of a healthy home cooked meal, binge watching Netflix, having that second glass of wine, skipping yoga or exercise or any number of things that take you further away from your optimum health goals.
What if taking care of your health is an act of radical self love?
Health is truly wealth. However 88% of Americans are struggling with some kind of chronic health condition that affects their quality of life and potentially shortens their life span.
But this doesn't have to be you.
What if taking care of yourself became an act of radical self love? Media, advertising and big food companies tell you to use food and alcohol as a weapon...