Sometimes we just don’t feel at our best, and in fact for some of us that ‘sometimes’ is every day. When you’ve got a big day coming or a challenge ahead, or are just feeling down in the dumps, it may be time to Compliment Your Mirror. Day after day we hear things that can tear down our personality and self-confidence, National Compliment Your Mirror Day is your reminder to show yourself a little love and remind yourself just how awesome you are. Then keep doing it day after day!
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If you learn to really sit with loneliness and embrace it for the gift that it is…an opportunity to get to know YOU, to learn how strong you really are, to depend on no one but YOU for your happiness…you will realize that a little loneliness goes a LONG way in creating a richer, deeper, more vibrant and colorful YOU.Mandy Hale
We all need to learn to love ourselves a bit more, and this is what National Compliment Your Mirror Day is all about. We spend so much time sharing love with other people and complimenting them, but how much time do we spend making ourselves feel good? This is what National Compliment Your Mirror Day is all about. It is about telling yourself how incredible and amazing you are, because YOU ARE! We all have our down days, and we all have things we don’t like about ourselves. That’s normal. But instead of focusing on these things, focus on the great things about yourself and what makes you amazing, because there are so many things.
History of National Compliment Your Mirror Day
Depression and broken self-esteem are some of the most dangerous things to leave untreated and unacknowledged. Every year there are people who succumb to these horrible events, and while complimenting yourself in the mirror isn’t a panacea for these dangerous things, it can at least begin the process of building your feeling of self-worth through self-talk.
It’s important to know that National Compliment Your Mirror Day doesn’t just have to do with your physical, outer beauty, such a thing is ephemeral and certainly won’t last into your old age. But the person you are and how you approach the world certainly will, in fact it’s the only thing you’ll keep until your last days. So National Compliment Your Mirror Day means you need to recognize all of your inner strengths and inner beauties.
Mirrors have been around for a long time, time out of mind in fact, and the first ones were made of Obsidian, if you don’t count reflecting bowls as mirrors. They’ve always been recognized as having magical properties, and one of those magical properties involved making statements of intent into them and knowing they’d come true. National Compliment Your Mirror Day is your day to cast a spell over yourself by telling yourself how awesome you are.
How to celebrate National Compliment Your Mirror Day
We just need to be kinder to ourselves. If we treated ourselves the way we treated our best friend, can you imagine how much better off we would be?Meghan Markle
Well of course you just need to Compliment Your Mirror on National Compliment Your Mirror Day, tell it how awesome and amazing you are. Everybody has their strengths and today is your opportunity to take some time to learn what they are, and then reaffirm them by pronouncing them clearly into the mirror. Smile, be proud and confident, and make sure to say it like you mean it on National Compliment Your Mirror Day. Then spend the rest of the year doing the same each day, there’s nothing like Complimenting Your Mirror at the start of each day to help change your perspective and brighten your day.
There are a lot of different things you can do in order to increase that self-love you have. Why not honor National Compliment Your Mirror Day by doing something fun by yourself? Enjoy your own company, and feel confident doing something on your own. This could be anything from heading to the park and reading a book to enjoying a meal at a restaurant. You may even decide to use this day to travel somewhere completely new on your own. It is up to you!
Another way to celebrate National Compliment Your Mirror Day is by starting a journal. You can write down your thoughts and feelings. You don’t have to only focus on the positive. You can write about negative emotions. In fact, this can be a good way to offload them. However, make sure you also write down how you coped with such feelings and situations. You will then be able to look back on this and realize just how much of a strong person you are.
You can also spend the day doing things that are good for your heart, health, and soul. For example, why not have a pamper day? Or, why not run yourself a bath with some scented oils and have a glass of champagne while listening to some relaxing music?
It is all about treating yourself like the king or queen that you truly are! Tell yourself how amazing you are, and give yourself a pat on the back! You deserve it. Take the day to recognize your accomplishments and to award yourself for them. After all, we always say “well done” to others when they succeed, so why shouldn’t you give yourself the same treatment?