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Love yourself and the world will love you back.

Love is the fundamental rule of humanity. Without love, we are yet to face many troubles in this world. Amid all the uncertainty in the times we live in, LOVE YOURSELF. We just celebrated Valentine’s Day on Monday, and I’m sure we pampered our loved ones with presents, affectionate love letters, and all the fine things.

Let me give you a friendly reminder, please do not forget to LOVE yourself in the quest of pampering others. It might sound cliche and outdated, but believe me when I say it, do not forget to love yourself.
The more you love yourself, the more you will love those around you. You cannot love others from an empty vessel, you need to love yourself first. The Bible says Love your neighbor as yourself. The notion here is to love yourself, that you may love others, the way you love yourself.

In this month of love, I want to remind you to LOVE yourself. It’s easy to lose your sense of self in the hustles and bustles of life. But you come as a priority. Prioritize yourself so that you can have something to offer to people.

Here are some of the simple ways I use for self-love. They are more mental-based, and they keep me grounded. I believe they will be of help to you as well.

Be patient with yourself
Patience is a virtue. It gets cultivated when the mind is stable. When you face a setback, you will not panic because you understand, it is not your time yet. Everything happens at its appointed time. Allow yourself to grow at your own pace without any pressure from people. Be patient with yourself. Do not deprive yourself of the beauty which comes with being patient.

Set achievable goals for yourself
If you want to see progress, set achievable goa, and faithfully work towards them. As you celebrate small wins, you begin to develop courage and realize that you can do more than that. Your mind will start to be open to executing more tasks because of that small win.

If you’re searching for that one person that will change your life, take a look in the mirror.

Unknown ~

Pay careful attention to your habits.
Make sure your daily habits, are in sync with your goals, not moving you from your position of power.
I do not deny that there are unexpected challenges we encounter every day in our lives. We are distracted all the time, but we should always make sure we crawl back to the right path. And also, develop habits that will eventually draw us closer to anything we want to achieve.

Take yourself out on solo dates
I cannot stress this one enough. Solo ice cream dates are a must-have for every human being. It’s not only applied to women, men too can take themselves out for a solo date. It is mind-blowing. As I write this post, I’m in a coffee shop, just finished having my carrot cake with hot chocolate. My heart is so full. Try this one, and please come back to report how it went. You’ll thank me later.

Prioritize you, and the world will catch up.
Love yourself, and the world will love you back.

What are some of the things you do as self-love? I’ll read the comments.
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From my heart to yours

This Post Has 33 Comments

  1. Happy Panda

    Love this. Loving yourself is so important.
    I’ve also started setting boundaries with people to maintain my peace. ☺️

    1. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji

      It’s such an outdated advice of self-love but it’s very necessary. There is a lot of negativity around us such that we forget about caring and loving ourselves. Bounsaries are very important, people can be toxic at times

  2. elvira797mx

    Amazing and beautiful! Great share, thanks for share.
    Have a wonderul time!

    1. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji

      Thank you Elvira
      Thanks for passing by. I appreciate you. How have you been??

      1. elvira797mx

        You are welcome Lebogang. Appreciate your kindness. I am fine thank you and you?
        Have a wonderful time!

        1. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji

          I’m well too my sister
          Thank you so much. Great day ahead

          1. elvira797mx

            Thats great! Have a wonderful time!
            Great day ahead too! I am going to sleep. For me it’s late 😊🙏🏻

          2. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji

            Ohhh good night. Peaceful sleep to you
            It’s 9:30 in the morning on my end.

          3. elvira797mx

            Thanks friend! Wonderful day to You. 😊

  3. “There are different types *&* kinds of love
    but to love in any shape, fashion or form;
    Love must be uppermost on your mind,
    innermost in your heart
    *&* deepermost in your soul.”_-Van Prince

    1. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji

      Ohhh my beloved friend.
      I have missed you. Hope you are good. How’s everything on your end??

    2. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji

      Ohhh I agree with your point friend
      Love can be expressed differently. And more of it is expressed if it is without conditions

        1. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji

          Thanks friend, how have you been?? Howss everything on your end??

          1. mildredprincewelch

            I’ve writing masterpieces, exercising, enjoying health *&* wellness and wondering where you have hidden from me!

          2. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji

            I have not hidden my friend. Our posts had not been showing on each others feeds. I moved to a new site that’s why. I had to start this one from scratch

        1. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji

          I agree

          1. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji

            I’m just glad you are okayy

  4. Evidence Mutumbu

    Thank you so much for this reminder …do not forget to LOVE yourself in the quest of pampering others hahahah

    1. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji

      Absolutely agreed
      I could not stop emphasizing that🤣🤣🤣as we are still on ‘valentines’ fevetlr, we should not forget to set time aside for ourselves. Thank you so much mate for reading

        1. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji

          That one I know
          You are very supportive, that is why you have an engaging community on your blog. Keep you the good work you do. Your support is noticed

    1. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji

      Thank you so much
      I sincerely appreciate it.
      Thank you also for passing by my post. I do not take it light

        1. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji

          Thank you

  5. Avuma Flatela

    Practicing healthy productivity, that’s how I’m showing myself love lately.

    1. Lebogang Shazzygal Malatji

      Our health is one of the important aspects of our lives. I have not done well on that area, however, I’m willing to put in the work and watch my food consumption, exercise and just be healthy. Hope to see some changes

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