100 Simple Ways to Show Yourself Love

100 Simple Ways to Show Yourself Love

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Sometimes, showing ourselves love can be challenging, as we have so many other things on our minds that can easily drag us down. However, with the right tools and habits, you will be on your way to loving yourself in no time! Without further ado, here are some of our best ideas on how you can love yourself fully and unconditionally.

100 Simple Ways to Show Yourself Love

1. Smile more often!

2. Spend more time in the sun, but at least try for 15-20 minutes per day.

3. Connect with positive, uplifting people and distance yourself from negativity.

4. Make sure to spend time outdoors getting fresh air, and spend less time on technology.

5. Do more things you enjoy, and less things you dislike.

6. Read inspiring books, and watch inspirational TV shows/YouTube channels.

7. Exercise at least 30 minutes per day, 4 times per week.

8. Treat yourself every once in a while – you deserve it!

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9. Practice positive self-talk each day; this is one of the best ways to change your mindset overall.

10. Take time to relax and unwind each day, whether that’s taking a long bath, reading your favorite book, meditating, or something else you really enjoy.

11. Laugh more! If you have to, watch funny YouTube videos or movies to make yourself laugh. Or, hang out with funny people that will help to take away worries and stress.

12. Get rid of anything in your life that no longer serves your best interest. 

13. Remember to take deep breaths and tell yourself that this too shall pass.

14. Start writing your dreams and goals down, and make a list of steps to help you achieve those goals.

15. Get out of your comfort zone more often.

16. Do what’s best for you, NOT what others believe is best for you.

17. Breathe in the good, breathe out the bad.

18. Strike up a conversation with a stranger; you never know where it may lead.

19. Get a pet – pets have been proven to be therapeutic and make wonderful companions!

20. Start a gratitude journal so you can keep your mind focused on all the blessings in life instead of all the worries you might have. 

21. Prioritize sleep; most adults need at least 7 hours per night for optimal functioning.

22. Believe in you, even if no one else does.

23. Always follow your heart, no matter what.

24. Make sure to drink plenty of water! Try for at least 2 liters per day to start, then up it to three when you feel ready.

25. Take a spontaneous weekend trip or road trip, just to get away and recharge for a bit.

26. Meditate each morning for at least thirty minutes so that you can start each day focused and refreshed.

27. Buy something that will truly benefit your life, such as a juicer or self-help book.

28. Eat healthy foods, and try to eliminate or reduce foods that don’t make you feel good inside and out. 

29. Commit to making one small change per day, such as taking the stairs instead of the elevator at work. Eventually, these small changes will amount to really big ones!

30. Listen to music throughout the day to boost your mood and even help you focus!

31. Learn something new that you’ve been interested in learning for a while, like sewing, cooking, or writing short stories.

32. Have more sex! 

33. Eat high-vibrational foods, such as fruits and vegetables, and try replacing unhealthy snacks with healthier ones.

34. Practice positive affirmations. You can even write them on sticky notes and place them on your mirror so you see them every day while you get ready!

35. Challenge yourself more; accomplishing something new will raise your self-esteem and give you a more positive outlook!

36. Learn how to play an instrument, such as a guitar or drums.

37. Make a vision board so that you can start turning your dreams into reality!

38. Instead of putting yourself down, compliment yourself!

39. Volunteer and help others. Not only will this make someone else’s life easier; it will also give you a sense of self-worth.

40. Don’t take on too many responsibilities; learn how to say “no” if you have to.

41. Get excited about something! Even if it’s something small, this will help you keep a positive outlook on life.

42. Start getting honest with yourself. Dig deep and uncover what’s holding you back. Self-reflection is very important to happiness, as looking within will help you solve problems you may have outwardly.

43. Read our website daily and check our Facebook page for regular updates. 🙂

44. Don’t let your dreams die. Revisit them regularly, even if it’s been months, and try to work in small steps to get where you desire.

45. Don’t be too hard on yourself. If something doesn’t work out or you make a mistake, there’s always another door and another way of looking at the problem.

46. Go explore somewhere new!!

47. Always be honest with your feelings and with others. Authenticity happens when you release pent up feelings and follow your intuition.

48. Eat chocolate more often. Studies have shown that it can boost your mood and even help you focus!

49. Breathe more deeply.

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50. Make sure to keep a clean living space. An environment free of clutter will help you feel more focused and less frazzled.

51. Try a massage or acupuncture for relaxation and releasing stress.

52. Volunteer at an animal shelter, especially if you don’t have a pet of your own.

53. Practice mindfulness in all areas of life. Do each activity and task slowly and mindfully, and don’t rush anything. This will help you improve your focus and reduce mental fatigue and brain fog.

54. Spend more time with your family and friends.

55. Take advice from your elders.

56. Forgive yourself and others. Holding onto grudges will only bring you down in the end.

57. Listen to motivational speakers when you feel discouraged. You can find plenty of them on YouTube.

58. Relish in the little things in life. Take time to slow down and appreciate them.

59. Take a day off each week to devote to yourself. Do your favorite things on this day, and don’t allow your mind to wander to responsibilities/work/etc. Be fully present and enjoy your day off!

60. Grow your own food if you’re able to. 

61. Don’t rush life. Take time off to travel if you need to; life is more than just working and paying bills.

62. Sell things around the house that you don’t use. This eliminates clutter while adding to your funds, which is a win-win in our book!

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63. Talk about your problems; stop hiding from them. The first step to recovery is accepting you have a problem; the second step is discussing them so that you can find solutions and possibly gain a new perspective.

64. Allow yourself a certain time each day to check social media, texts, and emails. Consolidating your online time into one session means more time to do other things that will really benefit you.

65. Face your greatest fears, and then share your experience with others!

66. Find a healthy outlet for your emotions in a way that works for you. Therapy, playing or listening to music, writing in a journal, exercising, or drawing are all great options.

67. Find meetups in your area that you enjoy, and go to them as often as you can!

68. Replace a bad habit with a good one. For example, you could go walking outside after work instead of immediately coming home to veg out on the couch.

69. Treat yourself to a night out during the week. Go to dinner and dancing with a friend or significant other, or go see your favorite band play!

70. Buy incense or scented candles to help you relax after a long day.

71. Give more hugs!

72. Listen more, talk less. There’s a lot of wisdom in silence.

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