Learning to empower yourself is tough. Before 2021, I had never experienced a break-up before. That’s mostly because I waited to date anyone until I found someone who I really wanted to be with. But, that made the break-up even harder because that person grew to be a very large part of my life, as any partner should be.
For me, a break-up feels like losing a part of your everyday life. In the average relationship, you talk to your partner every single day. And so when you break up, you feel…lost.
I felt this way for a while, but I started doing several things to redefine what my everyday life looks like and feels like. I wanted to empower myself because I believe feeling empowered is the fastest way to heal and move on. And I don’t just mean self-care, even though that’s definitely part of it.
What I’m talking about is bigger than that. It’s about self-care, but also self-reflection, goal-oriented thinking, planning for the future, and standing up for yourself when you need to. It’s about setting boundaries in order to take care of your mind, body, emotions, and spirit.
Here are my 7 ways to empower yourself. Cheers to an empowered 2022! <3