Valentines is fast approaching, and yes its nice to spend the day showing slightly more affection to your partner, maybe you’ll indulge in a bunch of flowers or a romantic meal for two, but for me there is nothing more important than self-love that's why this valentines day and in-fact every other day you should treat YOURSELF to some self-love.
“Self-love is not selfish; you cannot truly love another until you know how to love yourself”
So if your single this Valentines or if you just want to indulge in some “Self-Love” here is a rundown of my top 10 ideas.
1 GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS
Get together with your best girls, get dressed up, put on those heels and head to the nearest cocktail bar. Although its winter, it's cold and we do feel like hibernating, there is actually nothing better than getting dressed up and having a giggle with the girls.
***FACT - When you laugh or smile, it triggers a part of your brain that actually makes you happy*** (sounds good to me!)
2. GRAB A COFFEE
This may seem such a simple pleasure, I actually really look forward to my morning take-out Latte, which I sip on my way to The House of 925 HQ. A daily coffee treat can make the morning just that little bit more bearable, it's such a simple pleasure.
3. TREAT YOURSELF
Once in a while its good to have a little treat, I obviously like to treat myself, what with my daily lattes, and regular nights out with the girls…my Self-love is through the roof ;) but why not treat yourself to a manicure, massage or blow-dry, having a monthly treat can definitely help with a little self-love, when you look good, you feel good.
4. GO FOR A WALK
Fresh air and a scenic walk always help's me clear out the cobwebs and I feel much better about it afterwards. Its one of the easiest ways to get more active, it doesn’t acquire any equipment and more importantly its FREE!
5. DRINK WATER
I admit I do struggle slightly with my intake of water, but drinking water every day can actually boost energy, improves productivity and helps with healthy skin, sounds like a winner to me.
6. WATCH YOUR FAVOURITE FILM
Take some time to yourself, make a cup of tea, put on your comfy clothes and watch one of your favourite films, without interruption from your partner or children. bliss!
7. TAKE IN SOME CULTURE
Visit a different, city, maybe even a weekend break in Europe, this is one of my favourite things, visiting new places especially throughout Europe it a real treat and should be done as often as possible.
8.LEARN SOMETHING NEW
This doesn’t have to be extravagant, even if its just learning how to cook a new meal, how to create amazing images for your social media or learning something new about a friend. Keeping the brain active and just learning, in general, can make you feel as though your growing personally or professionally.
Take time to relax this is similar to point number 6, but taking time to have a long soak in the bath, or watching a couple of episodes of your favourite Netflix show can be a real stress de-buster. Take time for you.
10. LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE
Remember we only have one life, sometimes day to day life can seem a little like groundhog day, but try to make the best of each day, ENJOY YOUR LIFE AND INDULGE IN SOME SELF-LOVE YOU DESERVE IT!
AND REMEMBER #OWNIT,WEARIT,BOSSIT