Updated: Dec 31, 2020
There can be no denying that 2020 has been an incredibly challenging year for everyone. The global pandemic has created an unprecedented situation that has placed significant pressure on our mental wellbeing.
If you have struggled with 2020 and want to end the year on a more positive note, here are our top five tips to help you:
Learning self-compassion is an important trait to incorporate into your life and involves you being able to treat yourself with kindness and compassion when things might not go your way.
Positive affirmations build on self-compassion and are positive statements that you should say to yourself to help overcome any negative thoughts and help you to become the best you. Prettypowerfulgirls.com have affirmations to help reshape those negative thoughts about body image, social conflict, and comparing yourselves to others. Here are just a few we recommend, try adding some of your own to make your affirmation list stand out to you.
"I will only compare myself with the best version of myself"
"I am enough"
"My voice is my strength"
"I accept what I cannot change"
"Baby steps will move me forward"
Do something that makes you happy
2020 has been tough for all of us. With social distancing canceling many of our plans, it has been months of negativity that has seen an increase in depression rates. If you are looking to end this year on a positive note, don’t be afraid to treat yourself and do something that you love, and that makes you happy.
Often times we are worried about what other people think about us. Learning to do what makes you happy will help to build your own identity away from the thoughts and criticisms of others and give you that feeling of independency.
Spend time with your loved ones
Another very important tip to help you end the year on a positive note is to spend time with your friends and family. After a year of social distancing, surrounding yourself with your loved ones will help you to relax and will boost your mental wellbeing.
Create a vision board
End this challenging year by setting your sights on the future. Creating a vision board will help you to focus on achieving your goals and give you a path to follow for the coming year.
Move into your 2021 with a fierce mindset that what happened in 2020 is now in the past and that I will use these five simple techniques to end the year on a positive note and embrace new beginnings.