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5 Little Reminders You Need To Hear Today (Trust Me)

Ever have those days where everything feels like it’s piling up and you just need a little boost? We’ve all been there. I’ve had days where I woke up feeling completely overwhelmed by all the things I had to do. It felt like the weight of the world was on my shoulders, and I was drowning in a sea of stress and anxiety.

That’s why today, I’m sharing five little reminders that can make a big difference in how you approach your day. These reminders are like a gentle nudge from a friend, helping you stay positive and focused even when things get tough.

Whether you’re feeling stressed, overwhelmed, or just in need of a little pick-me-up, these reminders are here to brighten your day and remind you of the strength and resilience you possess. 🫶

5 Little Reminders You Need To Hear Today

Reminder 1: You Are Enough

I just wanted to take a moment to remind you that you are enough, just as you are. In a world that often tells us we need to be more, do more, or have more to be worthy, it’s important to pause and recognize the inherent value you bring to the table. You don’t need to be perfect or have everything figured out. Your worth is not measured by your accomplishments, your possessions, or your appearance. You are worthy simply because you exist.

It’s okay to have flaws, make mistakes, and be a work in progress. That’s what makes you human. Embrace your imperfections, and know that they do not diminish your worth. You are deserving of love, respect, and compassion, especially from yourself.

If you find yourself doubting your worth, take a deep breath and remind yourself that you are enough, just as you are.

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Reminder 2: Your Worth Is Not Defined By Your Productivity

Sometimes we all need the gentle reminder that your worth is not defined by how much you get done in a day or how long your to-do list is.

In a world that often glorifies busyness and productivity, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that our value is tied to our accomplishments. But the truth is, your worth is intrinsic and unchanging, regardless of how much you do or don’t do.

It’s okay to take breaks, to rest, and to prioritize self-care over productivity. Your value is not diminished by taking time for yourself. In fact, taking care of yourself is essential for your well-being and overall happiness.

The next time you feel like you’re not doing enough, remember that your value in this world is not based on your productivity. You are enough, just as you are, no matter what’s on your to-do list.

you are not defined by your productivity

Reminder 3: It’s OK To Ask For Help

It’s totally okay to ask for help, really! We all need a helping hand sometimes, whether it’s with a big project, navigating a tough situation, or just getting through a rough day. Asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness. It shows that you’re willing to take action to improve your situation and that you’re open to receiving support from others.

Remember, you don’t have to go it alone. There are people in your life who care about you and want to help. Whether it’s a friend, family member, or professional, reaching out and asking for help can make a world of difference. So, don’t be afraid to speak up and let others know what you need. You deserve support, and there’s no shame in asking for it.

it's okay to ask for help

Reminder 4: Rest Is Essential

Rest is more than just a luxury—it’s essential to our wellbeing. It can be easy to overlook the importance of rest and relaxation, but doing so can have serious consequences for our physical, mental, and emotional health.

Physically, rest allows our bodies to recharge and repair themselves. When we’re constantly on the go, our bodies don’t have the chance to recover from the wear and tear of daily life. This can lead to a host of health issues, including increased risk of illness, weight gain, and even heart disease.

Mentally, rest is crucial for maintaining good cognitive function. When we’re tired, our brains don’t work as well, making it harder to concentrate, remember things, and make decisions. This can impact our performance at work or school and lead to feelings of frustration and inadequacy.

Emotionally, rest is essential for our mental health. When we’re overworked and stressed, our emotional resilience suffers, making it harder to cope with life’s challenges. This can lead to feelings of anxiety, depression, and burnout.

So, how can we prioritize rest in our busy lives? It starts with recognizing that rest is not a luxury, but a necessity. It means setting boundaries and saying no to things that drain us. It means carving out time in our schedules for rest and relaxation, whether that’s taking a nap, reading a book, or spending time in nature. It means listening to our bodies and giving them the rest they need to function at their best.

If you’re going through a period in time that feels nonstop busy and you can’t even think straight, this is the reminder that you need. Take a day of PTO for your mental health. It’s not just a luxury, it’s a necessity.

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Reminder 5: Tomorrow Is a New Day

It’s important to remember that no matter how tough today may be, tomorrow is a new day full of possibilities. Life is full of ups and downs, and it’s okay to have bad days. But the beauty of tomorrow is that it gives us a chance to start fresh, to try again, and to approach things with a renewed perspective.

When you’re feeling overwhelmed or discouraged, remember that tomorrow is a blank slate waiting to be filled with new experiences and opportunities. It’s a chance to leave behind the stresses and worries of today and to embrace a fresh start.

One way to make the most of tomorrow is to practice self-care tonight. Take some time to unwind and relax, whether that’s by taking a warm bath, reading a book, or doing some gentle yoga. Taking care of yourself tonight can help you wake up feeling refreshed and ready to tackle whatever comes your way tomorrow.

Another way to make the most of tomorrow is to set some goals or intentions for the day ahead. Think about what you want to accomplish or how you want to feel, and make a plan to make it happen. Setting these intentions can help you start the day with purpose and focus, setting the tone for a positive and productive day.

No matter what happened today, the sun will rise again, and a even the hardest day is only 24 hours.

tomorrow is a new day

Which Reminder Can You Pass On To Someone Else?

We all have hard days. It’s part of the human experience to go through both highs and lows in our lives.

In those moments when things feel tough, it’s important to remember these five little reminders. You are stronger than you think, and you have the power to overcome any challenge that comes your way. You are capable, deserving, and worthy of love and happiness.

So, take a deep breath, hold your head high, and keep moving forward. You’ve got this, and you’re not alone. Remember, tomorrow is a new day, full of new possibilities. Embrace it with open arms, and keep shining bright. You’ve got this!

reminders you need to hear today

About the Author

Nicole Booz

Nicole Booz is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of GenTwenty, GenThirty, and The Capsule Collab. She has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and is the author of The Kidult Handbook (Simon & Schuster May 2018). She currently lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and two sons. When she’s not reading or writing, she’s probably hiking, eating brunch, or planning her next great adventure.