I Heart Tuesdays – Be Kind to Self

In a world where we are so busy, rushing around to tick boxes and achieve for someone else, for ourselves…

Be kind to self.

In a world where there is never enough time to fit every single thing into a day…

Be kind to self.

In a world where we spend a lot of time with our faces pressed up against screens; working, socialising, sharing, opinion-giving, reacting…

Be kind to self.

At a time where our shoulders knot to the capacity of a tree root…

Be kind to self.

In a world where we flick through glossy magazines, comparing us to them…

Be kind to self.

In a world where we wish for so many things or situations we’d rather be in…

Be kind to self.

In a world where we take on board other’s adverse opinions and wear them stitched together as a heavy coat…

Be kind to self.

In a world where we succumb to negative thought patterns to the point where we believe, believe that we aren’t worthy, aren’t amazing, aren’t awesome…

Be kind to self.

It is hard… hard to break a habit so ingrained that it looks like normal; but it can be done! We are worth that much, to look after ourselves. To change our thoughts from negative to positive… to spare a moment to sit down with a cup of tea and a fresh crossword… to dance out loud to our favourite songs… to find a favourite part of the day… to look in the mirror, smile, and tell yourself why you are awesome.

The kinder you are to self, the better off you’ll be; the more relaxed, confident, and positive. This will exude and shine upon others around you, like Roald Dahl said: “If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.”

I aspire to continue looking lovely and having sunbeams shine out of my face. It has been an interesting and challenging road to get there, but my life motto is to ‘maintain happiness and be true to myself.’ The wheels do fall off sometimes, but I put them back on, with my goal in mind; being kind to self is definitely a key factor in helping me along the way.

How are you kind to self?

 

 

 

This post is dedicated to my older brother, who found it hard to be kind to self and appreciate his value and worth. I miss him x  

 

 

About stuffnjsays

I'm NJ, and my life motto is to maintain happiness and be true to myself. I love to write, travel, laugh out loud, and be awesome! I believe in making my dreams come true, and using my life experiences to help other people. Check out what I'm up to, here: stuffnjsays.com
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2 Responses to I Heart Tuesdays – Be Kind to Self

  1. MartinaMariu says:

    Love it NJ xx

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