How is your self esteem? Do you have days where you doubt yourself? Are you critical of yourself when you look in the mirror? We all need to spend more time showing ourselves love.
What does lack of self love look like?
We have to love ourselves first. Before others can truly love us, we need to feel love from the inside out. So, what does a lack of self love look like? If you have more than 4 of the signs below, you probably need to work on rebuilding your self love.
- Being withdrawn
- Overly critical of yourself or others
- Frequently feeling over-stressed
- Short or rude toward others
- ?Feeling like others don’t trust you
- ?Experiencing a lot of self doubt
- ?Spend a lot of time worrying about failure
- Constantly following others rather than taking a lead role
- Feel unloved and unlovable
Relationships with others can be strong and meaningful, but it is the relationship you have with yourself that is forever. You are the only person who will truly be there for yourself.
It is your choice whether your relationship with yourself bitter, angry or contentious. Only you can make sure this relationship filled with self-love.
Lack of love also allows negativity to creep into your life. You may feel unworthy of love from others and even do things that actually do work to keep others away. I tend to do this when I am not loving myself. Do you?
Use these self love affirmations to help set your positive intentions for the day.
35 Self Love Affirmations
Happiness flows from me
Today, I choose me.
I accept myself unconditionally.
I am worthy of infinite compassion.
I love my body and all it does for me.
My inner world creates my outer world.
I alone am whole.
I choose to stop apologizing for being me.
I am at peace with all that has happened in my life.
My life is filled with joy and abundance.
I radiate happiness, peace and love.
What I give is what I receive.
I am loved.
I am a work of art, cherished and admired.
I am beautiful.
I am willing to keep going, when things get tough, to achieve the success I deserve
My body is beautiful and expresses my spirit.
I am grounded, peaceful, and centered.
I respect my limitations and thank myself for the things I am able to accomplish.
My life is full of happiness and love.
I feel pride in myself.
I am not the sum of my mistakes.
I have everything I need.
I feel beautiful, I am beautiful
I am empowered to create change in my life
I am blessed!
I follow my own expectations, not the expectations of others.
I am in control of my own actions.
I overflow with creativity and good ideas.
I do not judge myself or others.
I am not my negative thoughts or emotions.
I am balanced.
I honor my inner voice.
I am abundant.
I am safe. I am supported. I am protected.
Reasons Why Positive Self Love Affirmations Work!
Self love affirmations help us push away negative feelings about ourselves. They help you build self-esteem and take action with your life.
It may feel strange at first to say these affirmations to yourself. In the beginning,, you may not even believe they are true. Don’t let that discourage you from using affirmations as a way to showing self love.
When you repeat an affirmation, it begins to take hold in your daily thoughts. You will believe the affirmations to be true. This helps with your internal positive thinking.
Writing them down also helps. Create post-it notes and put them next to your computer, on your bathroom mirror and your refrigerator. This will help reinforce the messages and will train your mind to accept the truth of self-love more and more often.