Self-Love or Self-Torture?

This is a quote that really caught my attention: “There are a million ways to love ourselves and there are a million ways to torture ourselves. Your choice.” Michael Allenbright

Self-Love or Self-Torture

When it comes to the most important person in your life (You!), what are you choosing? Love or torture?

Torture may sound extreme, but you can be torturing yourself in little ways. Even subconscious ways. Maybe you talk negatively about yourself, or don’t take care of yourself emotionally. Maybe you make decisions that don’t respect your own needs or values.

When you choose to torture yourself, not only are you hurting yourself, you can’t help anyone else either.

Think of the oxygen masks on a plane. You’re told to put your own mask on first before helping anyone else. If you don’t see to your own needs first, you’ll pass out and be no help to yourself or anyone around you.

Put your own mask on first.

Choose love.

Tell yourself you are worthy of the best life possible and worthy of your own love and care. Do something, right now, that’s just for you. Make self-love a priority. Make YOU a priority.

Choosing to care for yourself will fuel you and inspire those around you to do the same. It is a positive domino effect for you and the world.

The more you love and value yourself, the more love you can give and receive, and the better quality people you will attract, whether it be a partner, friends, colleagues or clients.

I know self-love can be hard. Especially if you have been torturing yourself for years. This is why I created the Love Yourself 5-Day Challenge to help you take steps towards truly loving yourself as you are.

I invite you to join me in the Love Yourself Challenge from February 8th to 12th. The challenge is 5 days of actionable steps towards self-love. They are small steps with huge impact.

By the end of this challenge you will increase your ability to:

  • Love yourself for who you truly are

  • Value yourself

  • Remove yourself from situations where you do not feel respected

  • Speak your truth

  • Receive more love

Ring in this Valentine’s Day loving and respecting yourself fully. When you truly love yourself you are able to build better, stronger relationships and will attract higher quality people who also love themselves. It’s like a magnet. You attract what you put out there.

Join me in the Love Yourself Challenge. Reserve your spot here. If you have any issues joining the Facebook event, please email me at joyful[@]melissadawn.ca and I will invite you personally.

Wishing you an orgasmically joyful life & business!

Success comes in different flavors. As a life coach, business coach, and motivational speaker, Melissa helps people free themselves from their day jobs to create lives and businesses they are orgasmically joyful about.

Melissa left her successful career as an award-winning VP in business and marketing because she wasn’t satisfied with just “creating successful products, marketing campaigns, and surpassing sales objectives.” Melissa wanted to be of greater service to others – to help professionals and business owners get out of the place they are not happy in by helping them to identify their unique value and learn how to bring it forward with confidence in life and business. She guides them in connecting with their hearts to make decisions from that inner guidance instead of from their heads. She believes that when people make decisions from that place, the path they choose is much more fulfilling.

Melissa is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and Entrepreneur.com. She is also a certified coach and trained energy practitioner. Her “CEO of Your Life” coaching program attracts professionals and entrepreneurs from around the world.You can get her free eBook “9 Steps For An Orgasmically Joyful Life & Business” here.

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