What's it actually ALL about?
Valentine's Day, celebrated on February 14th each year, is a day dedicated to expressing love and affection to those close to us. While the day has romantic roots, it has evolved into a celebration of all types of love, including familial, platonic, and self-love.
Historically, the day is associated with Saint Valentine, a Christian martyr who lived during the Roman Empire. The details of his life are unclear, and there are several legends surrounding him, but one common narrative is that he defied the Roman emperor's order by secretly marrying couples to spare the husbands from going to war. Valentine's Day was later associated with love and romance in the Middle Ages, and it gained popularity as a day to exchange love notes and tokens of affection.
In modern times, people celebrate Valentine's Day by expressing their love and appreciation for others. This can involve sending cards, flowers, chocolates, or gifts to romantic partners. However, the celebration has expanded to include gestures of love and appreciation for friends, family members, and oneself.
Valentine's Day serves as a reminder to cherish and celebrate the connections we have with the special people in our lives. It encourages acts of kindness, appreciation, and the acknowledgment of love in its various forms. Whether through grand romantic gestures or simple heartfelt messages, the essence of Valentine's Day lies in spreading love and making those around us feel valued and cherished.
Here at Ellenny we want to make it ALL ABOUT YOU!
In a world where we are bombarded with messaging telling us we are ‘less than’, we want to shift the narrative back to YOU ARE ENOUGH. You are perfect just the way you are and you deserve to feel seen and confident in your own skin.
💖 So Happy Galentine’s Day xx