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How to Love Yourself

Focus on one of the most important relationships you will ever have -- your relationship with yourself. Live the happy life you deserve and learn self-love with these tips.


  • Step 1: Put yourself first Put yourself first and make being happy a primary goal in your life.
  • Step 2: Write down qualities Write down all of your positive qualities and read them to yourself every day. Add new qualities to the list as you discover and acknowledge them.
  • Step 3: Accept yourself Accept and love yourself for who you are. Celebrate your positive qualities; acknowledge but don't get hung up with your negative qualities.
  • TIP: There's no reason to deny that you have negative qualities. Everyone does.
  • Step 4: Set goals Set achievable goals for yourself. Then praise and reward yourself for your accomplishments.
  • TIP: Don't wait until you have achieved a complete goal. Reward yourself for completing steps along the way.
  • Step 5: Believe in yourself Believe in yourself and visualize yourself succeeding.
  • Step 6: Treat yourself well Treat yourself well. Eat healthy, exercise, get enough sleep, and learn to relax.
  • Step 7: Treat others well Treat others well and do not allow anyone to mistreat you.
  • Step 8: Have fun Have fun. Engage in activities that you thoroughly enjoy and surround yourself with great friends and family. Be thankful for who you are today and everyday.
  • FACT: 78 percent of girls with low self-esteem admit it is difficult to feel good in school when they do not feel good about how they look.

You Will Need

  • Goals
  • Pen and paper
  • Acceptance
  • Rewards
  • Healthy diet
  • Exercise
  • Sleep
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Focus
  • Friends and family
  • Gratitude

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