Loving oneself
Soul Rise - Your only obligation is to be true to yourself

Recent Posts

Fearless Love
It Just Is
Comfort Zone Be Gone
Intuitive Genius
Worthiness Scale


Art of Allowing
Darkness before the dawn
Go With The Flow
Happy being Single
Healing with the mind
Human connection
Law of Attraction
Living like a kid
Positive Thinking
Say Yes!
Self Love
The Meaning of Your Life
The Slight Edge
You Are Guided
powered by

My Blog

Loving oneself

A Valentines For YOU
I find the hardest thing to being single is holiday's.  It just seems like these holiday's were set up to make those of us who are single feel even more lonely and hopeless.  Valentines is still ten days away and I'm already hearing the dread in my single friends voices.  I, on the other hand have enjoyed Valentines far more since I've been single.  For starters, my ex-husband was never a fan.  He felt it was a materialistic holiday that forced you to "love" your partner, when you should do this daily.  Now, I can somewhat agree with him, but now I look at this holiday in such a different light, it has become one of my favorite holiday's.
Valentine's to me, is about celebrating love.  I come from a place that all you need is love.  I know its a cliche and a very popular song, but its true!  The starting point for finding love is in yourself.  I have recently started asking people if they love themselves.  I have been astounded how few people really do!  In fact, at my last Meetup group I asked my members to take old beliefs and turn them around with more positive affirmations.  One of my Meetup members, when I told her to turn her "I'm fat" into "I'm beautiful and perfect exactly as I am" she immediately cringed and said "NO Way!  That would be lying!"  When I asked a very good friend of mine if she could daily say in the mirror that she loved herself, she also thought it was a tall order and that I was crazy to think that she could do this!
So here, friends, I have realized that we first and foremost need to love ourselves.  In fact Louise Hay, the Queen of Affirmations, when I saw her at an I Can Do It conference in October, she pulled out a mirror that she casually hid in her bra (now I have to preference that she is 85 years old!) and demonstrated what she does many times a day, saying that she loves herself in her mirror.
The first time I fell in love with myself, I was at the gym on the treadmill listening to a song by Ingrid Michaelson called "Can't Help Falling In Love."  I often would hear these songs and feel sad that I had no one to think about when these songs came on.  Then I thought to myself, why not fall in love with me!  It was quite powerful and truly changed how I thought of myself.
I started feeling less alone.  I started enjoying life more, smiling more, laughing more and finding myself no longer feeling jealous of all of the "happy" couples that I was not.  I also found my love for others grew exponentially.   Its like when you have a child and then another, and you think how on earth could I love that second (or third, or fourth) as much as the first.  But we do.  And when I fell in love with myself, my love for others become unconditional.  It was amazing and I am here to tell you, I love myself so much, on Valentines day, I use that time to celebrate all that I love, which is a lot!!
So, this Valentines day, single or not, use this day to love yourself.  You deserve absolute greatness.  It's not selfish or egotistical to love yourself.  Like I said, my love for others grew so much, that I have found such a passion for helping people be as great as they were meant to be.  No person is flawed.  We only haven't had permission to love ourselves.  So now you have it!  Love, love, love to you all!!  You deserve it.

6 Comments to Loving oneself:

Comments RSS
Replica Watches on Friday, August 30, 2013 6:56 PM
Very good article,Do you want to know more about it?I just do not tell you.
Reply to comment

Handbags on Friday, August 30, 2013 6:56 PM
Very well written, I hope next time can be good, thanks for sharing
Reply to comment

daviddd on Friday, November 29, 2013 10:16 AM
thanks)))really cool!!!travel more!!!!
Reply to comment

Bola Tangkas on Thursday, January 23, 2014 10:31 PM
Thanks so much with this fantastic new web site. I’m very fired up to show it to anyone.
Reply to comment

review adultery on nc on Friday, May 02, 2014 9:29 PM
I really found very interesting about these topic because you have good content and unique thoughts on writing. So this might be useful to everyone. I really look forward some more updates.
Reply to comment

adresy on Friday, July 03, 2015 10:08 AM
Perfectly organized the kitchen area, is a by which we have been thrilled to dedicate their own sparetime and also truly feel during ease Portray finally, the dwelling is simply not a horrible challenge and the most full new comers ought to discuss it again without much difficulty
Reply to comment

Add a Comment

Your Name:
Email Address: (Required)
Make your text bigger, bold, italic and more with HTML tags. We'll show you how.
Post Comment
Website Builder provided by  Vistaprint