Love Yourself

This is so true! We need to learn to love ourselves and not only kindly accept the compliments we receive by others but look at ourselves daily in the mirror and say positive and loving words to ourselves. I recently wrote a post on how the words we say to ourselves and how we say these can have physical effects – check it out for more info when you get a chance 🙂 But for now read this great post.

Laugh your way to peace, love and joy

Thoughts to Ponder – June 7, 2016

 “Live today by the Buddha’s words: ‘You could search the whole world and

never find anyone as deserving of your love as yourself.’”

Martha Beck*

Many of us grew up with the idea that we shouldn’t brag about our accomplishments or show off in any way. That is true to a certain extent, but often we take it to heart and become people who turn a compliment into a put down. For example, some might say, “I like that dress/shirt/haircut.” In return we respond by saying, “Oh, see this tiny spot on the sleeve,” or “I really wanted my hair cut this way.”

Not only are we devaluing the sincere compliment, but also we are telling ourselves that we are not worthy of receiving a compliment. Over time we begin to think that we are not quite as good as everyone else…

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  1. fromdreamtoplan says:

    Lovely post! Thanks for sharing! 🙂
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  2. Very nice post! ❤
    Thank you for stopping by and for following my blog! I'm glad to connect 🙂
    Looking forward to read more from you!
    Cheers!

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    1. Thanks so much for the kind comment and follow, and looking forward to reading more from you too! 🙂

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      1. You are welcome 🙂

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