Self Respect.
Do you respect yourself and have you ever asked yourself what it really means?

Respecting ourselves is the greatest gift we can give ourselves. It's that inner quality that each one of us must take time to develop. We develop it throughout life as we are on our journey and experience setbacks, failures and successes.

Showing yourself respect does not make you narcissistic. In fact, it does quite the opposite. When we respect ourselves, we are more worthy of receiving love and, in turn, giving love to others. 

Self-respect is all about treating yourself the way you'd want others to treat you. By focusing only on our self-perceived faults and flaws, we're basically giving permission for the rest of the world to focus on them too!

Here are some ways that you can develop more self respect:

  • Ask yourself; what would help me respect myself more? What would I do, say and how would you feel?
  • Be honest about who you are; know your values. Know what you are and what you are not. Always know your worth.
  • Set boundaries and don't let other set them for you! If your boundaries are not clear, then it's easy for others to overstep them.
  • Practise and do things that makes you respect yourself; things you love - things that excite you - that brings you joy and look after your body and mind and spirit.
  • Be brutally honest to yourself - know who you are and who you are not! Stop trying to be someone you are not! Be unapologetically You!
  • Learn to say No! Saying No does not mean you are a "bad" person! It simply means you know what you want and what your boundaries are.
  • Spend time with people who support you - not people who manipulate you or don't respect you for who you are! Choose a life partner who respect you and treats you well.  
  • Love your body and look after it. It's the only one you got! It's your temple. 
  • Look after your health. Our health, is like everything else in our life, it is a relationship.
  • Follow your soul purpose and your dreams. 
  • Love yourself enough to spend time with you - this is easy when you respect yourself. 
  • Be happy with what you get done with today. Be kind to yourself and to others. Show respect for yourself. Don't be to self-critical, judgemental or restrictive.
  • Know that you are not your genes. Making your genes, your "story" won't help you. 
  • Be willing to accept reality. See things and people as they are.
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