How To Practice Self Love On Valentine’s Day
Though Valentine’s Day is the most romantic time of the year, you don’t need a special someone in your life to celebrate it. The most important person to love is yourself, before anyone else, and what better excuse do you have than 14th February to give yourself some TLC?
So grab a cup of tea, get into your coziest outfit, and read through our ways to practice self love on Valentine’s Day!
Nothing will help boost your confidence and refresh your look quite like a face mask. It is soothing, nourishes your skin, and is a relaxing part of your beauty regime. It also requires you according a little time to yourself – we all neglect ourselves after a stressful day in the office, or after days of rushing and being on your feet. So put a face mask on, watch a movie, and enjoy the therapeutic experience!
If you can’t treat yourself on Valentine’s Day, when can you? That handbag in your favorites, that restaurant you wanted to try, whatever the treat you may be, go for it! It doesn’t have to cost a fortune, but a little present to yourself is the perfect pick-me-up – especially when your friends are talking endlessly about their Valentine’s plans with their partners. It will be a gift to you, from you!
Change Your Hair
Give your hair a refresh, whether it’s a long-needed haircut or dying your hair. You deserve a pamper session at the salon – maybe you’ve been eyeing up copper highlights or you want to dabble with strawberry blonde? Whatever your choice, go for it! Book yourself a salon appointment and enjoy having luxurious products massaged into your hair and walking out with vivacious, luscious hair. You’ll feel like a new person!
Self love can also mean treating your body better. In this day and age, it’s so easy to eat quickly and badly, so treat your body, skin and hair to a feast! Incorporate protein and vitamins into your diet for an overall healthier appearance, you will also feel active and motivated. Eating healthier makes you more positive – opt for low-fat dairy, lean protein and fruits and vegetables – treat yourself to a healthy and delicious meal and say goodbye to food deliveries!
Start A Journal
Keeping a journal where you write the things you love about yourself or the things you have achieved every day is a great way to practice self love – you can also write about the things you are grateful for. Invest in some pretty stationary and get into the routine of celebrating being you!
Surround Yourself With Great People
Practice self love on Valentine’s Day by enjoying time with your loved one – whether it’s a message to show you’re thinking of them, or spend time with them. You’ll enjoy their company and you’ll help them feel happy about themselves too. You know how great you feel after a fun girls’ night out? Make them feel appreciated, and you will feel content!
Learn To Say No
It’s a simple word – no. If you don’t want to do something, don’t worry about letting people down, do things for you. The power of saying no is so important, you need to do it to feel it. You will be wasting less time on negative experiences and focusing on your passions, and the things that you want to do. Saying no shows that you’re motivated, know what you want and gives you time for passions, worthwhile opportunities and times with great people!