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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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Genuine caring comes from a fully engaged heart. If your heart is not in it, care will be given out of guilt or obligation. Bring your loving attention to the object of your care and you'll be amazed by how much joy you feel.
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”
~ Leo Buscaglia
It's easy to genuinely care for our furry friends. They put their whole heart into loving their human companions and they teach us how to live in the moment. Being fully present in return is an act of caring.
When you truly care about a project you will stay with it until completion. You'll find a way to overcome obstacles, and keep moving forward. This wholehearted approach guarantees that you will finish what you start.
A lack of care shows up as excuses, distraction, multitasking, apathy,...
Intention is an energy field of infinite possibilities. You choose the one you want to bring into your life by giving it your attention. Activating intention requires feeling good, and aligning with the force of love.
Declare “I Am Activating Intention” as you reflect upon these words from bestselling author Wayne Dyer: “Our intention creates our reality.”
You may need to get rid of self-doubt before activating intention. Make sure your self-talk is supportive, and pay attention to the way you talk about your intentions. If you’re thinking and speaking positively about what you intend, doubt is not an issue.
Here are seven simple steps to activate your intention: 1) Close your eyes and take a few deep, relaxing breaths. 2) Place your hands over your heart center in the middle of your chest. 3) Imagine yourself entering a field of beautiful possibilities. 4) Choose a possibility and give it your attention. 5) Place the...
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