Happiness begins when you start loving yourself. Contrary to what some people might tell you, loving yourself is not selfish. It is the most selfless act you can commit. Self-love fills you up, and this love can’t help but spill out into the world around you. That’s how love works; it is in its very nature limitless and meant to be shared.
Learning to love your body has its consequences, one being that you’ll amplify the positive power that is you and your impact on the world. Come back to these simple mantras whenever you’ve forgotten your own flawsomeness.
The body isn’t everything, but personal transformation happens through the body, not away from it. Here are five body positive mantras to help you transform negative chatter into positive fuel for a good life.
If you ever feel stuck, defeated, or depleted, remember this piece of wisdom: There is a way through every block. There’s a wonderful practice called “breath of fire” that can help you move through the emotional blocks and frustrations of life, getting you back to joy.
I truly believe you are beautiful–not despite your hardships, but because of the brokenness you have felt. Here are a few thoughts on why I think so…
Be good to yourself, because the love you harbor becomes a guiding light for others to do the same; you brighten the world inside and out.
You are more than a body, and for that reason alone you can learn to love your body and respect its purpose in helping you bring light into this world.
There’s something so comforting about peanut butter (and whatever you pair it with, if anything). The natural peanut butter I most love, though, is a step above comforting–it has happily married taste and quality like no nut butter I’ve ever found in the grocery store.
Good food supports a good mood. Sweetened with Nature’s candy and made with love, these healthy oatmeal recipes embrace the definition of feel-good, do-good food. Whether you’re longing for a hearty breakfast or craving some comfort, you’ll find a happy mix of many things to love in the recipes that follow.
Be willing to invite more love into your life by bringing more love to the thoughts you think, the words you speak, and the actions you take. This includes showing yourself some love, which entails loving your body as unconditionally as possible, without doubt, judgment, or fear that it’ll foster anything but positive results.