Why is it Important to celebrate yourself every day? Sangeetha Kosuru, psychologist and mind therapist, ‘You Are Happiness’, shares, important mental wellbeing tips.
We live in a fast-paced world. We are taught that “accomplishment” means getting as much done in a day as you possibly can. However, too many of us don’t take the time to reflect on our accomplishments. When was the last time you stopped and took a moment to celebrate and reward yourself? If you struggle with this notion, you aren’t alone.
How Can You Celebrate Yourself Every Day?
- Look at your daily accomplishments
- Focus on your achievements
- Be grateful for everything in your life
- Have physical rewards for things you have done well
- Look at your inner strengths
- Identify ways you are accomplishing your purpose
- Find joy with the best moments of your day
- See what goals you have achieved
Commit to celebrating who you are and loving yourself. Make this a habit every day with the things you accomplish. However, you don’t need a reason or something you have done to celebrate. Instead, celebrate you for being you.
Commit to celebrating who you are and loving yourself. Make this a habit every day with the things you accomplish.
Here are 3 reasons why it’s important to celebrate yourself every day.
It Reminds Us To Enjoy the Journey
If you are constantly doing and not being, you will miss out on all the beautiful moments in life. Oftentimes, we take life too seriously and we become so attached to the final outcome that we forget to enjoy the journey. It’s great to be ambitious; however, the key is to develop a mindset that allows you to pursue big things in life, without sacrificing the small things that make life worth living.
Take a moment every day, stop what you are doing, celebrate, and savour the moment. Life is not a race. When you learn to find joy in the journey, the destination feels all the more worthwhile. When is the last time that you stopped to ‘smell the roses’, so to speak?
It Reminds Us To Be Grateful
Gratitude is the key to living a happy and fulfilled life. It is one of the greatest gifts that we can give to ourselves. Celebrating yourself means taking the time to be genuinely grateful for your life. Unfortunately, it is easy to lose touch with gratitude. A lot of people are so focused on celebrating the highs of life that they tend to lose sight of the small things in life that bring them the most joy. Celebrating your life every day is a way to develop an attitude of gratitude that can shift your entire perspective on life.
It Increases Our Confidence
Many of us have limiting beliefs about ourselves in at least one area of our lives, which results in a decrease in confidence. The more you celebrate yourself, the more your confidence rises. When you do so, you are telling the universe that you are unstoppable, which in turn, attracts more positive energy into your life. Not only that but when you radiate confidence, it inspires others to be confident as well. Don’t ever hold back. Be proud of who you are and what you have accomplished. You step into your power when you are able to master this skill. Are you ready to own your amazingness?
When you take time every day to acknowledge the little actions that you are taking towards the achievement of your goals, you strengthen those actions. In what ways can you acknowledge yourself today? Take a moment and think about what you have accomplished. To love yourself means to celebrate the very existence of who you are. Hold yourself in high regard. You deserve it.