5 Wonderful Ways Mums Can Boost Their Self Confidence

5 Wonderful Ways Mums Can Boost Their Self Confidence

Many Mums all around the world have been affected by the coronavirus epidemic. We’ve all been trapped inside the same four walls for the past eighteen months or more, and this has had a significant impact on our mental health. You may have seen a drop in your self-esteem as a result of this. It’s time to get out of the blues, whether it’s due to a lack of social interaction, the kids driving you crazy, or even because you’ve gained a few pounds during lockdown. Here are some wonderful ways Mums can boost their self confidence.

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Improve your eating habits

If your self-esteem has suffered as a result of weight gain, decrease, or even skin imperfections, it might be linked to a change in eating habits. When you’re suddenly stranded at home for an extended length of time, your dietary habits are likely to be disrupted! Take a look at what you’re putting into your body to see where you’re going wrong and how you can fix it. Here are some helpful hints to help you improve your eating habits:

  • Keep a food diary to look back on at the end of each week
  • Drink more water.
  • Listen to your body and the signals it’s giving you.
  • Pack as many vegetables into your diet as possible. 


Sometimes something as simple as putting on earrings or a necklace can boost your self confidence. Perhaps you’ve got a piercing you’ve long removed since having children that you’d love to show off again? Whether it’s an eyebrow piercing, a belly button piercing, or even a tragus ring, why not treat yourself to new jewelry to boost your confidence? Be sure to source this kind of jewelry from reputable sources like Barber DTS to ensure you’re not buying cheap and tacky jewelry that could lead to infections.

Indulge in some new clothes

Losing your style can sometimes lead to a loss of self-confidence. Perhaps you’ve fallen behind on the newest fashion trends, or you just don’t have the time or money to do so. Treating yourself to some new clothes can boost your self-esteem in either case. Dress for your body type and locate some new clothes that you’ll be proud to flaunt!

Make time for you!

It’s easy to ignore yourself and do the bare minimum to stay going when you’re busy with job and a family. Make additional time for yourself in the mornings to style your hair, apply a little makeup, and even spray your favourite perfume! Making this a habit will make you feel more confident every time you leave the house!

Learn to love yourself

It’s all too easy to point out every flaw you believe you have in the mirror, yet everyone is beautiful in their own way! When you look in the mirror each morning, try to be kinder to yourself. Choose one positive aspect of yourself to focus on each day and remind yourself of it as often as possible. Remember that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and that if you don’t love yourself on the inside, it will show on the exterior as well.

Kate Dyson

Kate is the Founder of The Motherload, the 'owner' of one husband, two daughters, two cats and one rabbit. She loves wine, loathes exercise and fervently believes in the power of women supporting women. Find me on instagram: @themotherloadhq

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