Happy almost Valentine’s Day! Having a solid net worthy begins with Self-Love, and this holiday is a wonderful opportunity to put Self-Love into practice…something that women often forget to do.
A great place to start is with my favorite question: “What do I need right now?” This question is life-changing question for many reasons. First, because asking it – and following through – is a powerful expression of Self-Love. It is also the foundation of your Spiritual Toolbox: your personal arsenal of healthy actions and practices to choose from or combine when you feel challenged. Your Spiritual Toolbox contains things like creativity and gratitude practices, taking a quick break to breathe, exercise, meditation, time in nature, journaling; a hug from someone special, a hot bath, and yes, an occasional glass of wine and chocolates on Valentine’s Day.
But there is another, even more powerful way to use the tools in your toolbox – as daily, preventative medicine. Think of the tools in your toolbox as your “Wellness Workout”– simple things you can do on most days (note: “most”) that will greatly impact your entire life, in all areas – emotionally, mentally, physically, spiritually, and financially.
Asking the “What do I need right now?” question – and following through in the moment – is the first step in creating your Spiritual Toolbox. Whether you doodle on a pad, give yourself a hug, or take a few deep breaths, gifting yourself with small, immediate acts of self-love is an investment that provides lifetime returns.