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How To Cultivate Self-Love And Live Your Life With Joy

Written by: Maria Rosa De Zilva, Executive Contributor

Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

Executive Contributor Maria Rosa De Zilva

Many people in today's fast-paced world often neglect their needs and well-being. They experience different challenges, demands, or fears, causing them to forget their worth, uniqueness, and significance.

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Why does self-love matter?

Even on a busy journey, explore the beauty within yourself. I experienced the negative impact of being 100% focused on fear and limitations. I promised myself that, no matter what happens, I deserve to focus on love, trust, and self-knowledge. By doing this, you will notice an improvement in your mood, strengthen your relationship and reduce negative feelings. I will guide you with powerful techniques and healthy habits to help you reconnect with yourself and enjoy life to the fullest.

Embrace your weakness

It is a great practice to ease feelings of discontent about yourself. Overcoming the unhealthy habit of judgment is crucial. Knowing your weaknesses provides insights that help you become the best version of yourself. You may not realize the strength and potential within you, so embrace it, feel excited, be proud of yourself and always believe in yourself. Keep moving forward.


It enables you to reconnect with yourself more efficiently. By clearing the distractions from your mind, you become calmer and more peaceful. You will find that it eases the feeling of discontent, and you will gain more clarity on what you need to do next to enhance every aspect of your life.

Practice for 5 to 10 minutes every morning.

Love your uniqueness

We wonder why we are not as perfect or talented as they are. We tend to focus on individuals who are unique and confident in their uniqueness. However, remember that we have unique and valuable qualities. Focusing on our strengths and seeking feedback from those who care about us can help to improve our self-esteem. Remember to embrace your uniqueness and appreciate the person that you are.

“To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness” – Robert Morley

The power of positive self-talk

This practice will help you to improve your self-esteem by using positive affirmations. Take the time to remind yourself regularly that you love who you are and recognize how important you are. Embrace your uniqueness and love yourself for it. Prioritize taking care of yourself and reconnecting with the things that matter the most to you.

I love who I am.

I believe in myself.

I embrace my uniqueness.

I am moving forward.

Embrace your uniqueness, treasure yourself, and move forward with purpose and joy.

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Maria Rosa De Zilva, Executive Contributor Brainz Magazine

Maria is an internationally accredited Mindset Coach, NLP Practitioner, trainer, and Motivational Speaker. Who guides and empowers women to reclaim their self-worth, conquer their limiting beliefs, and embrace authenticity, self-confidence, and full potential.

Maria struggles with introversion and dyslexia. Still, her unwavering self-confidence helped her to overcome their limiting beliefs, become the best version of herself, embrace a great vision, and change people's lives.

Her philosophy is reflected in this Chinese adage which emphasizes action and self-confidence for success: “Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only standing still.”


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