Be Your Own Best Cheerleader

How to Be Your Own Cheerleader

Root for yourself in all situations. Offer yourself praise, and appreciate the compliments you give yourself. Make sure to choose words that motivate YOU.

Offer yourself guidance. Your own advice is specific and practical. At a networking event, you need to remind yourself that you are friendly and knowledgeable. You need to focus on smiling and staying updated on the latest industry news. It becomes easier to start conversations with strangers and join in their discussions.

Give yourself affirmation. If you notice when you are losing weight or getting along better with your mother-in-law. It is important to celebrate the positive changes you make.

The little things in life are rewarding. It is important for you to watch a funny movie. Laughter dissolves stress and cheers you up. Prepare your favorite foods. Indulging in a cup of hot chocolate or a kale salad with cranberries will restore your energy.

Always play with your pets. They remind you that you are loveable.

Take Time Out for Yourself

Take time to spend time with family and friends. They will share your victories and setbacks. They support you in everything you do.

Love and enjoy doing things to lift your spirits. Take time to listen to stimulating music. Housework becomes less tedious when I play my favorite songs. You will want to exercise regularly. Physical activity fights depression. You should head outdoors to surround yourself with nature. Flowing water and green fields will invigorate you.

Today, give yourself a pat on the back. When you cheer for yourself, you will be reminded that someone is in your corner. It is important to remember your purpose in life and make positive decisions that support YOU.

Self-Reflection Questions:

  1. How do I know when I need a pep talk?
  2. What is one inspiring thing I could say to myself each morning?
  3. Why is it important for me to be kind to myself?


BeckyWillis is a "glass is half full" type of person, so she decided that she would share that with others. After going on 15 years in the blogosphere she decided it was time to make a change and in doing so help uplift others. Her husband is her biggest cheerleader; you can visit his site at

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