As women, we tend to judge ourselves. We say things in the mirror we would never say to a friend.
Why is that OK?
It isn’t. And our bodies hear everything.
Next time you catch yourself being judgmental, try these tips from Mayo Clinic:
1. Don’t say anything to yourself that you wouldn’t say to someone else.
2. Take time to stop and evaluate what you’re thinking during the day.
3. If a negative thought enters your mind, evaluate the thought and respond with positive affirmations about yourself.
Here are some affirmations we love.
Oh, by the way
PS: The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz is a great resource to review again and again. In many ways it’s a practical guide for nurturing relationships. Read the highlights here.