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How To Treat Yourself as a Precious Gem

I hope as a reader of this blog you don’t tire of the Self-Love message that I constantly post. For some people it can be a little too much, I used to cringe at ideas like this myself so I understand. If it wasn’t so necessary and  important in this glossy world obsessed with outward appearances I wouldn’t feel the need, but… So here is another blog post about the importance of loving yourself unconditionally. Read an excerpt below and then continue on to the Treasure Trove blog for the full story.

I have come to learn, with the help of my Mama, my Aunt and Uncle, and many, many others that loving myself involves treasuring myself. That is, I should treat myself as a precious gem. Not just treat myself as I would treat others (or hope to treat the ones upon whom I would bestow my love!), but to carve out time to nourish my soul, body and mind. To be patient with myself; to infuse my mind with positive self-talk instead of bad-mouthing myself; to seek out time alone (not to be confused with loneliness) as well as with friends; to make the time to work on – or play around with – creative endeavors; to let loose of being productive ‘all’ the time and simply be.”…continue reading at the Treasure Trove blog

Confidence, success, happiness, and inner peace are all side effects of loving yourself unconditionally.

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Learn From The Past, Don’t Live In It

Learn from the past, don’t live in it. I’m telling you this from my own experience of living in the past as opposed to dealing with the present. This blog post does a great job of explaining what the past is and isn’t good for. Enjoy!

In recognizing that the past cannot be changed, and by gaining a new perspective – whether it be by the release from a negative journal bonfire or by sharing with a mentor or a spiritual advisor – we are able to let go of yet more of that past pain, or hurt, or sense of injustice.

Putting the past behind us is not equivalent to sweeping it under the rug. If it is not dealt with, it simmers. Dealing with it comes with the advent of the new perspective that can be garnered by reading, writing, talking to a trusted friend or two, and then wholly embracing that this event is no more. (And if the event is continuing or recurring it is time for a change!)…” Continue reading at Christinageorgedotme.wordpress.com/2014/12/29/rewriting-the-past

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