Loving others is about lifting them up. You uplift another person with the quality of your attention, acceptance, affection and appreciation. The experience of love is always a joy when it’s uplifting and unconditional.
“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ~ Lao Tzu
Love creates healthy relationships. It’s soul purpose is to open the hearts of humanity to live in higher states of consciousness. When you allow your heart to lead the way it will always direct you to the most loving experiences. Wherever your heart naturally goes, your attention will follow.
Affection uplifts another person by honoring their physical well-being. Your touch, kind words, and gentle embrace all speak the language of love. Genuine affection not only shows how much you care, it speaks volumes about your capacity for true intimacy.
Acceptance uplifts out of respect for others. Your approval allows...
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Loving yourself means paying attention to your body, mind, heart, and spirit. As you focus on each part with compassion you will naturally cultivate genuine self-love in a balanced way. When you love yourself life gets easier.
"If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself."
~ Barbara De Angelis
Loving your body begins with self-acceptance. It needs acceptance to heal or change any parts that you've judged or rejected. When you look at your body in the mirror focus on the parts that are easy to love, then switch your focus to the parts that are harder to love, and accept them too. Your body will respond with healing and transformation.
Loving your mind starts with attention. Pay attention to how you're using your mind or if it's using you. You can develop a healthy mindset by saying...
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