How well do you mother yourself?
Do you give to everyone else? Do you put yourself at the bottom of the priority list?
Whether you are a mother, plan to be mother, born of a mother or have ever mothered a friend or family member, you probably know how to mother. It’s called unconditional love and support. And yet, ironically, we forget to mother ourselves.
How will you mother yourself on this Mother’s Day?
Try taking a few moments, or an hour, or an evening, listening to what YOU may need this weekend. Put yourself at the top of your list. By taking a few moments each day for yourself, linking them together one-at-a-time, soon you will find these moments becomes the very touchstones to your overall well-being.
Why not make this Mother’s Day the starting point for mothering yourself. Here are just a few suggestions to try, based on what makes good mothering:
Take a walk — Do yoga — Be playful — Make art — Dance — Plant herbs — Sing — Breathe deeply
Laugh — Cry — Nap — Be gentle with yourself — Daydream — Lean into your desires — Forgive yourself
Eat nutritiously — Listen to your body — Drink water — Buy organic — Move your body — Savor the moment
Trust yourself — Put yourself first — Hear yourself — treat yourself well — Appreciate your value — Lead with your heart
See your beauty — Be unique — Speak your truth — Follow your heart — Celebrate YOU!