Oh, Valentines Day.
Is it just me, or is it one of those holidays you either love or hate? And more often than not, your opinion of the day revolves around your relationship status, right?
(Now I’m not sure if as a married woman it’s “appropriate” to ask this but…) Why is it that we allow our relationship(s) with other people to impact the the way we love ourselves? What about YOU? What about the love you have for YOU? That MUST stand for something, right?
I’m sure I’m not the only one who has heard “before anyone can truly love you, you have to love you.” And though I’ve likely rolled my eyes after hearing this in the past, I wonder if a truer question has have ever been asked?
Think about it…
Whether you’re looking for a relationship or wanting to grow the one you’re in, you’re working toward a promotion or new job, or you’re simply trying to make new friends as an adult, it’s REALLY hard to convince anyone else that you’re worthy if YOU don’t recognize your worth FIRST.
But HOW do you recognize your worth and (most importantly) fall in love with YOU?
Just like growing that relationship or landing that new job, discovering your worth and REALLY loving YOU is a process. It doesn’t exactly happen overnight and can be an uphill climb. And unfortunately there’s no surefire, one-size-fits-all way to loving you. But GIRL…just start! Start by doing something exclusively for YOU that reminds you how special and worthy you are of love.
Celebrating my love for ME means looking and feeling my best from the inside out. That means looking in the mirror and telling myself OUT LOUD how beautiful, smart, creative, and funny I am. That means wearing a cute bra and panty set by a brand that celebrates the bodies of REAL women while boosting my confidence from underneath it all. Sometimes that even means buying myself flowers and treating me to dinner, just because!
However it is YOU feel and receive love, I challenge you to take the first step in loving yourself just a bit more this Valentines Day.
And LADIES! If you’re looking for a bra and panty set in celebration of YOU and your body this Valentines Day, check out Figleaves. I recently discovered Figleaves at an event and IMMEDIATELY fell in love with their swim and lingerie line for EVERY BODY! For size reference, I am wearing a 32FF (34DDD) and large (size 14) underwear. Be sure to take the Figleaves sizing chart into consideration when selecting your size; Figleaves is a London based and uses European sizing.
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