50 ways to practice self-love

In 3 years of helping women get ready for love and make love last, we’ve found that success and confidence in love usually boils down to one thing: Self-love.

But while most of us know that self love is important, the challenge is knowing HOW the hell to actually do it!

So to celebrate the day of lurrrrve, we’ve compiled 50 ways that you can start flexing that self-muscle and make Valentine's Day all about YOU. Because you are really really awesome.

  1. Buy yourself flowers
  2. Make yourself a playlist that makes you happy
  3. Take yourself off to an exhibition
  4. Cook a delicious dinner just for you
  5. Treat yourself to a bubble bath and a good book
  6. Wear bright red lipstick for the day
  7. Enjoy a Sunday lie in
  8. Walk in the park listening to an audio book
  9. 20 mins meditation snuggled up in bed
  10. Write a love letter to yourself
  11. Take a nap
  12. Visit a place that inspires you
  13. Pyjamas and trashy mags night
  14. Walk along the canal
  15. Write down 10 things you’re grateful for today
  16. Take yourself out for tea and cake
  17. Breakfast date with yourself
  18. Make yourself a superfoods smoothie
  19. Eat ice cream in bed
  20. Dance round the flat
  21. Sing in the shower
  22. Watch a TED talk to feel inspired
  23. Go to a yoga class
  24. Cycle to visit a friend
  25. Treat yourself to a massage
  26. Catch a morning dance class before work
  27. Learn to roller skate in the park with friends
  28. Do your nails (or get them done)
  29. Have a craft evening - make something for your home
  30. Buy yourself a box of dark or raw chocolates
  31. Listen to an uplifting podcast on your way to work
  32. Start reading a new book
  33. Watch your all time favourite film
  34. A night playing or listening to live music
  35. Make yourself breakfast in bed
  36. Enjoy a rom-com and a pamper night
  37. Try out a new recipe
  38. Borrow someone’s dog for the day
  39. Morning run
  40. Buy yourself a gift for £10
  41. Sunday papers in PJs
  42. An afternoon taking photos of things you love
  43. Evening without phones, laptops, ipads, TV - anything with a screen!
  44. Have an hour longer in bed
  45. Take a trip to a place you’ve always wanted to visit
  46. Walk around all day like you’re Beyonce
  47. Treat yourself to a solo date at the cinema
  48. Do something that makes you laugh
  49. Snuggle in with a cup of tea in bed
  50. Buy yourself new lingerie

And with that, a very happy happy Valentine’s from us!

We’d love to see what you get up to - let us know on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #28daysoflove2016

x Vicki and Selina