Have you ever noticed how you talk to yourself? How quickly you are to diminish anything good you have done or achieved? It’s so sad that as moms we never feel good enough. It’s like we are trying to compete with each other or with ourselves to be perfect. But perfect doesn’t exist. That’s why moms should be more gentle with themselves.
It’s hard enough to be a mom and do everything else that you want to do. So why do you beat yourself up when you don’t have to. You know what you need to do more? Positive self talk and love yourself and give yourself grace. My ebook How not to lose yourself in motherhood is a great read for you to practice selfcare, create and effective routine and enjoy being a mom more! Read it here!
Do you look at other moms and think:
- They are so pretty
- They are so strong
- They do it all
- They make motherhood look so easy
Do you then turnaround and say to yourself:
- I’m ugly
- I’m weak
- I’m fat
- I’m a failure
- I’m so stupid
- I don’t know what I’m doing
- I feel like a bad mom
What do you notice between the two scenarios?
You’re giving more power, love and grace to other people and not yourself. You can’t love others if you don’t love yourself first. Stop feeding negative thoughts about yourself to yourself. How does that serve you? How does that make you feel? How to show up to be the best mama when you’re talking negative to yourself?
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The number one reason moms need to be more gentle with themselves:
It’s so important for every single mother out there to be more gentle with themselves. Look around you mama. You are doing so much. You are doing it every single day. You are surviving and getting through the day. You are a great mom!
Be gentle. Give yourself grace. Go back to a time where you weren’t so nice to yourself. How did you show yourself love? How did you overcame the negative self talk?
Read this next:
5 steps to reclaim happiness as a mom
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Ask yourself these questions:
- What has you always beating yourself up?
- Who made you feel this way? Then forgive them.
- How can I start to love myself and be me?
It’s so important for moms to be gentle with themselves because that’s going to show up during your day. How you are as a mom, your mood and your actions. Showing yourself grace helps you love yourself, mistakes and all.
Remember mama, you are a DAMN GOOD mom! you gotta believe it, you know it. So sit with this for a moment.💯How are you going to talk about yourself moving forward?
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