Women’s lives are busier than ever these days and unfortunately, taking care of ourselves mentally often slips to the bottom of the to-do list. But, mental health and wellbeing deserve way more of our attention because a healthy happy mind makes tackling our everyday tasks so much easier. 

Previously in our Yoga Digest Now Podcast interview, Celebrity Love Expert Nicole Moore and I had the opportunity to discuss some challenges and tips for couples and singles in quarantine.   It was great to reconnect with Nicole recently for some insight on preserving our mental energy and space, especially women.

Here are some tips to clear mental clutter and negative thoughts for a more positive day. 

Stay in your own lane there’s nothing that drags a woman’s worth and confidence down more than comparison.  Spending even five minutes on social media is enough to trigger a shame spiral where we think every other woman has it more toffee than us and we’re failing.  So, every time you notice your mind falling into the comparison trap, stop and remind yourself “ I am equally as amazing as that person”. It sounds simple but often just affirming our own value at that moment is enough to remind him that we are worthy too.

Say “good job” to yourself way more often.If you have kids you’ll remember saying “good job” to them for seemingly little things like using a fork correctly or going to the bathroom. We know instinctively that the way to get little children to feel confident and worthy is to tell them they’re doing a good job often but we forget to do the same thing for ourselves as adults.  Start a habit now of saying good job to yourself for the little things and you’ll soon start to notice you feel way more worthy.  Finished a workout? Take a moment to congratulate yourself on a job well done. Cooked a home-cooked meal instead of ordering take out? Tell yourself you did a great job cooking. Find as many reasons as you can to affirm yourself all day long.

Forgive the past. Often, what stops us from feeling worthy and having a positive mindset in the present moment is a mental tendency to hold on to negativity from the past. We replay past failures, disappointments, or

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By: Jenn Bodnar
Title: Mental Health Month Tips: Women’s Worth
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Published Date: Sat, 30 May 2020 17:12:35 +0000



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Anna Benning - Social Media Manager for Holistic News Live. Self taught naturopathy remedies, herb gardening, yoga, and meditation

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