Weekly Roundup: A complete guide to loving yourself

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We spend the first half of February often obsessed about the idea of love. It’s all about romance and finding that perfect date for Valentine’s day. Let’s take a step back from that for a moment. Life is about love, but before we ask anyone else to love us, we must love ourselves. Here are some tweets from around the web to offer you a bit of encouragement:


“Don’t forget to fall in love with yourself first.”

“Love yourself the way you want your true love to love you.”

“Learning to fully love yourself doesn’t equate to selfish love. It means being patient with yourself and embracing self-compassion.”

“Accept and love yourself for who you are, Once you do this you will start to be able to love and accept others for who they are.”

“Get passionate with life & yourself and all that you love.”

Listen to these statements. Internalize them. Let the motivation of loving yourself inflitrate your core.

If those tweets weren’t enough to convince you, we’ve compiled a list of five blog posts from around the web. Each talks about a different aspect of self-love. We hope these posts and the tweets  serve as a resource and reminder to love yourself more and more with each passing day. You deserve it.

The surprising reason to love your skin – Sonia Sommer

This remarkable post speaks of the connection between our skin and our brain. Here at ZENMED, we believe you should love your skin by treating it with natural skincare products instead of harsh chemicals. But did you know that it goes far beyond that? If not, this post is a must-read.

How to love your home – Allison @ The Golden Sycamore

Allison does a great job of providing tips for loving your home. Your home is often an extension of yourself. So, it stands to reason that loving your home is part of loving yourself! One of our favorite tips was, “Stop comparing your home to others!” What great advice. For other tips, read the rest of the post.

5 steps to overcome habitual negative yhoughts – Wale Oladipo

It’s hard to truly love yourself when you have negative thoughts flooding your mind. Wale says, “Habitual negative thoughts carry with them a huge amount of negative energy, capable of messing up your brain and nervous system.” Overcome these thoughts by going through these five steps.

How to be your own superhero – Tracy Crossley

Who doesn’t want to be a superhero? We often feel like superheros when we successfully complete the challenges life lays before us, but what about those times when we’re alone? You can still be a superhero! Things like becoming your own top priority land in this powerful list compiled by Tracy.

Cameron Diaz offers advice on getting your best body – Nanci Hellmich

It’s no secret that Cameron Diaz has a great body, but it’s not always been that way. Nanci shares pieces of Diaz’s new book in this post. If you’re struggling with changing your habits or wanting some inspiration to carrying on, make sure to read this post. (And you might want to check out Cameron Diaz’s new book as well.)


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