What Do You Love About Yourself?

What Do You Love About Yourself

Since this is the month of love, we should talk about it, right? However, I don’t want to talk about a romantic type of love because that’s the one that gets the most attention and, it’s not the only love out there. I want to focus in on a little self-love. I know, it’s not as fun as romantic love but it’s equally important. We’re so easy to criticize ourselves, I think we need a little more self-love in the world, especially for us ladies during these winter months when it just feels so bleh! So here’s a fun little post, talking about all the things we love about ourselves. I’ve reached out to a few fellow bloggers and friends and asked them: What do you love about yourself? Here’s what they said:

“I love that I use exercise as my stress relief. It not only keeps me fit but also keeps me sane!” – Caroline

“I love my strength and perseverance! I know it sounds cliché, but I actually truly believe that anything is possible. Whether it’s powering through tough family times and being a rock for my two younger brothers or putting my head down and focusing on my next venture – I’m really proud of my strength and my vision.” – Kelsey, Blondes and Bagels

“I love how much time and energy I put into my friendships.” – Jamie

“I love my ambition. I own my own business and am really proud of myself for not giving up in the beginning when I felt like a little fish in a big pond! Now I feel really happy with my business and I am excited to see it grow.” – Candace, Lovely Little Rants

“I love how often I let myself laugh (and loudly, I might add!). It’s a testament to the way I enjoy and appreciate small moments enough to recognize how special, beautiful and fleeting they are!”  – Meaghan, Meaghan T. O’Connor

“I love that I finally have the confidence to strike up a conversation with a stranger… any time, any place. I used to be such a shy little girl, but now all I want to do is chat and connect with people, especially if the topic on the table is food/beverage-related, you’ll never get me to stop.” – Jenna, Peak Nutrition

“I love my knack for seeing what sparkles in other people.” – Sam

“I love how much I love helping others. God has really given me a passion for volunteering, and I love that about myself.” – Sarah, Cunningham Love Story

“I think my red hair is the thing I love the most about myself. Being a Turkish girl with red hair has always been the thing that made me unique and I always get mistaken for a tourist even in Istanbul. It becomes pretty handy when the shop owners talk amongst themselves about how they’ll trick me and charge extra and then get mortified when I speak Turkish to them :-D When I first came to the US all by myself, my hair was the thing people asked the most about too and pretty much all of my conversations started with why I was a redhead.” – Hazal, Decoratively Genius

“I love that I’m not scared to accept a challenge and try new things – a crazy-hard workout, going to medical school a tricky recipe. And when it gets a little tough my positivity and the good people around me help me get through it!” – Maddy, An Apple A Day

“I love that I’m a curious person. It’s opened up a lot of unexpected opportunities for me and it’s lead me to some new friendships.” – Taylor

“I love that I can laugh at almost any situation and never take myself too seriously. I look at this stage of life as a series of mini experiments, knowing laughter is the only variable I can control (and can never get too much of).” – Natalie

“I love that I’m determined. When I set out to do something, I make a promise to myself to get it done no matter the circumstances.” – Helene, Helene In Between

The thing I love most about myself is that I feel deeply. I am always wanting to help people, start campaigns, stand up for those who can’t do it themselves because I empathise a lot. It’s not always a good thing when the feelings are negative, but when it’s positive feelings, I love to help spread more joy into the world! – Rosie, Damzel In This Dress

And here are a few of mine:

I love that I am naturally a good water drinker. I’m not much of a soda girl and I typically drink at least 8 ounces a day, just because I like water!

I love that I’m adventurous. I’ve traveled Europe by myself. It was one of the coolest experiences I’ve ever had and I’ll never forget it.

I love that I’m a middle child. I get to experience life in between and it makes for an interesting perspective. I know that the middle child often gets the bad rep, but really, I think we get the best of both worlds.

I love that I’m compassionate and have a big heart for others. Plain and simple.


Now that you’ve heard from all of us, I’d love to know, what do you love about yourself?

3 Comments on What Do You Love About Yourself?

  1. Maddy O
    February 13, 2016 at 2:16 pm (2 years ago)

    Love love love! It’s great to see what all the women love about themselves – between all of us we pretty much covered everything! Great idea, Mel. :D Happy Valentine’s Day!

  2. Candace
    February 17, 2016 at 12:19 pm (2 years ago)

    Love ALL of these respinces! Such an awesome idea to do this kind of post to remind us to love ourselves, too!! Thank you for including me!!

    xo, Candace

  3. Candace
    February 17, 2016 at 12:20 pm (2 years ago)

    ahh I can’t spell haha *Responses


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