Love and Self-Confidence: February Round-up
This year I’ve decided to start a monthly round-up of some of the great posts I find that are written by other bloggers. Each month I will select a topic relevant to the season and find my favourite posts on the subject.
If you like the summary of the article just click on the title and you’ll be taken directly to the full article on the original bloggers site.
By: The Simplicity Habit
By finding which clothes you love best you can raise your confidence and tidy your closet. The process of narrowing down your favourites can be done by considering the condition of the article, how comfortable the garment is for you, and how you feel when you wear it. Items that are not in good condition, are uncomfortable, or don’t make you feel confident should be discarded. Unwanted articles of clothing can be sorted into the groups sell, donate, or recycle. Clothing you feel unsure about can be revisited later to decide whether you really want it or not.
By: Health, Wellness & Chocolate
It is not uncommon for moms to experience a burnout. This can happen when moms are focusing on others so much that they forget to also care for themselves. Taking care of yourself as a mom doesn’t have to be expensive or time consuming. Self-care can be revisiting an old hobby, treating yourself to small gifts, or organizing time for your own wants and needs.
By: Meredith Ethington
This article reveals tips on how to be a confident parent in a list that provides some do’s and don’ts’s for motherhood. These secrets focus on how a confident mom should think and structure her life in a way where she is also caring for herself as much as her family. These secrets can easily be overlooked when you seem to spend all your time looking after others but can point any mom in the right direction towards confidence.
By: Valerie Tan
No mom has all the answers, which is scary because we want to be prepared for anything. The best way to find out how to be a good mom is to do your research! The age of the internet has allowed us to connect with any information we want, and there is a lot to go through regarding motherhood. Self-confidence can come from within yourself by trusting your decisions and forgiving yourself when things don’t go as planned.
By: The Abundant Mama
Loving yourself is not only good for your own wellbeing, but also the wellbeing of your children and those around you. Self-love can be expressed by buying yourself small presents and devoting time to care for yourself. Some things you can do when you’re having your own time is colour, get outside, take time to plan in solitude, buy yourself a healthy meal, or journal.
By: Jaimi Erickson
Some keys to confidence are in your own insecurities. Once you can pinpoint why you don’t feel confident, it is easier to combat. A large part of self-confidence is self-awareness. Take time to reflect on yourself, what you want, and what would make you happy. It’s important not to let negative thoughts about yourself get in the way of being a good mom, so this article suggests moms recognize their strengths and make sure they are setting attainable goals for themselves.