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The Self-Love Diet Challenge Returns: Create Your Self-Love Manifesto

The Eight Annual Self-Love Diet Challenge is here and I highly recommend joining. You can join on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/294159054322293/ or sign up on their website: http://www.lovewarriorcommunity.com/31-day-self-love-diet-writing-challenge

I have participated in past years and appreciate how the challenge keeps me focused on self-care. After the holiday season I feel so good in January by completing each practice. Below is my manifesto for the 2018 challenge. I hope it inspires you!


Dear Universe,

This morning I wake up with sunshine in my mind, even if it is cloudy and grey outside.

I walk through the day knowing that I am in control of my reaction to everything. Healthy food and plenty of water fuel my body, helping my brain keep me in a balanced mood. I am aware of doubts that make me feel uncertain about my choices. I remember that my brain works in a way to make it easy for these thoughts to grow. I am a creature of habit. When negative thoughts invade, I know that I created those thoughts. Knowing this reminds me that I am powerful. This knowledge means that I can choose positive thoughts to motivate and inspire myself. I, like everybody, am powerful. Consciousness is my tool and my shield.

Today and every day, I choose to live in the present; to plan for my future, but not worry about it.

Today and every day, I search for compassion, knowledge, inner peace and peace on earth.

Today and every day, I know that I am surrounded by love from family and friends, from strangers who open their hearts to strangers.

My self-love manifesto is a deep knowing that I am in control This wisdom comes from my intuition, from centuries of wisdom passed down in my DNA. I remember that like everybody, am the result of ancestors lost to memory, of atoms dancing, of the same energy that is the universe. Remembering this, I love myself unconditionally because I am perfectly imperfect.

Peace and hugs, Leah

I’m an artist and writer on a mission to bring healing arts into the mainstream. If you would like to support my heart work, please consider becoming a monthly patron on Patreon. For as little as $1 a month, you can fund programs like my D.I.Y. Therapy: Healing Depression E-course, my monthly “Radical” e-zine and support future creative healing projects, like “Cultivating Radical Self-Love: A Collaboration of Healers, Artists & Writers“.

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