There comes a time when you must decide to put your energy towards yourself, investing in your well-being and your future. I like to think there is no better time to start than today.
If you’ve spent a lot of time caught up in meeting everybody else’s needs, catering to everyone else’s agenda or even spent too much time regretting things in the past unable to live in the present, take today as the start of you working on yourself.
Whether you need to focus more on self-love and learning about your self-worth, or focus on forgiving yourself for the past and accepting yourself as you are, today is the day you can start. Whatever is holding you back from being the person you want to be, start facing it today.
It may be difficult at first, you might not even want to touch that issue but the hardest things bring some of the best results and being able to face and recognize what bothers you, what stresses or simply, what annoys you will begin the process of healing and evolving into who you’ve always wanted to be.
I have said this before and I will say it again. You don’t grow by remaining unchanged and only by facing the past and the things holding you back can you actually evolve and move on towards a happier self. Being trapped in the past will not help you in the long run and as painful as it may be you must break the strings keeping you tied to past pain and work on forgiving yourself for whatever it is that’s haunting you still, accepting you didn’t know better or weren’t able to do better, and nurturing yourself.
Looking after yourself, nurturing your body and soul is how you begin to heal. Our bodies aren’t invincible and showing ourselves some love can go a long way in the process of becoming our true selves. Don’t dismiss self-love because some believe it’s selfish. Taking care of yourself is not selfish and can only benefit you.
So, take a pick and work on an area of your life that you know will have a big impact on your well-being today and even better in the long run because it’s time!