Self-Abandonment: What It Is and How to Stop

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Self-Abandonment: What It Is and How to Stop

Do you have a hard time trusting yourself? Do you hide parts of yourself – your feelings, beliefs, and ideas – in order to fit in or please others? Do you diminish or discount your feelings because you think they don’t matter? This is self-abandonment. We abandon ourselves when we don’t value ourselves, when we […]

Choose Yourself: You Matter

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Choose Yourself Because You Matter

  Do you back down from your boundaries and allow others to mistreat you? Do you ignore your needs so you can satisfy someone else’s needs? Do you ignore or minimize your feelings? Do you skip self-care because you’re busy taking care of everyone else and think you can do without? In other words, do […]

17 Ways to Validate Yourself

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Ways to validate yourself

Everyone needs validation—to feel accepted and understood. However, we can’t always get validation for others. Therefore, it’s important to know how to validate yourself.      It feels good to be praised, to have your feelings affirmed, to be told you did a good job, and to be appreciated. It’s normal to want validation from […]

12 Daily Reminders to Change Your Codependent Thinking

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12 Reminder to Change Codependent Thinking

Codependent thinking and behaviors can sabotage our health, happiness, and relationships. Here are some examples: Codependents neglect themselves in order to take care of others. Codependents lose their individuality trying to please others. Codependents don’t ask for what we need – and often don’t know what they want or need. Codependents get obsessed with other […]

18 Self-Love Quotes

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  Have you been short-changing yourself on self-care, saying critical or hurtful things to yourself, or setting unrealistic expectations for yourself? Are you ready to embrace your worthiness and start treating yourself with love?   Why You Need Self-Love Loving ourselves and prioritizing our needs is often very challenging. Unfortunately, many of us didn’t receive […]

How to Reclaim Your Self-Worth

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How to Reclaim Your Self Worth

  Why do you feel unworthy? So many of us feel unworthy. We feel like we’re not good enough, like we don’t fit in, and like we don’t matter. We’re overly self-critical, fixating on our flaws and failures. We think we need to be perfect and successful in order to have value. For years we’ve […]

How to Love Yourself: 22 Simple Ideas

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A woman learning to love herself with self-compassion

People-pleasing is a losing battle. When you focus on self-love and self-compassion rather than trying to get others to love you, you build your self-esteem and break codependent patterns so you can form healthier, happier relationships—with yourself and others. Loving yourself can be one of the hardest, yet most important things you’ll ever do. What […]