Once you've done the quiz and know your primary Language of Love, it's time to start 'speaking' to yourself in that way. Here are some examples.
Words of Affirmation
Say your affirmations to yourself when you wake up
Write a love letter to yourself—list all your qualities
Send yourself your love letter (or post card)
- Write down 10 things you’re grateful to your body for
Read gorgeous poetry, or better still, write a poem to yourself
Look in the mirror and tell yourself how much you appreciate yourself
Write a message a loving message to yourself on your mirror in lipstick
Record yourself saying something loving to yourself and listen to it
Acts of Service
Say yes if someone offers to help you
Delete or delegate as many things as you can
Pay someone to iron your clothes
Have your car washed
Hire a cleaner
Hire a coach
Hire a personal trainer
Hire an assistant (you can even get virtual ones to help you in your business
Hire a child-minder
Hire a chef
Get your shopping delivered
Ask for help and allow yourself to receive it
Remind yourself that you DON'T HAVE TO DO IT ALL YOURSELF
Receiving Gifts Examples
Buy yourself your favourite flowers (better still, have them delivered)
Save up and buy a gorgeous ring, necklace or bracelet and every time you look at it, let it remind you that you love who you are!
- Buy yourself gorgeous bath products
Buy yourself beautiful stationery
Make sure you send yourself that love letter so you receive it in the post
Buy the best quality food you can afford
Take yourself off to your favourite coffee shop and have that cupcake
Bake yourself a cake or cookies – heart shaped of course!
Book yourself into a Spa
Treat yourself to something you have had your eye on. Get it gift wrapped.
Make yourself breakfast in bed
Buy yourself new bedding
Buy new pillows
Buy (and wear) gorgeous new underwear
Physical Touch Examples
Slather on gorgeous body lotion—be present and slow
Get a pedicure
Get a manicure
Dance to your favourite music and feel your body move
Give yourself a massage
Book a massage.
Wear cashmere or silk
Wear gorgeous underwear
Book to have your hair done
Have a gorgeous bath with bubbles, champagne, candles and music. Feel the water all around you. Heavenly!
Hug yourself!! Why not?
Quality Time Examples
Listen to your body’s needs - stop when tells you!
Write in a journal - allow your feelings out
Be mindful when you eat
Spend time in beautiful places
Make sure you take a lunch break (even if it's only sort)
Spend time in nature
Date Yourself...(click here for examples of Self-Dates)