Tag: self love
Do You Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude?
Thankfulness is something most people agree is good, but it often remains an abstract positive, something we know is beneficial but can’t necessarily explain why… The benefits of practicing gratitude are nearly endless. People who regularly practice gratitude by taking time to notice and reflect upon the things they’re thankful for experience more positive emotions,…
Stress: the Catalyst for Change
A conscious approach to living does not make you immune to stress. However, choosing to practice awareness can shorten the time in which you experience seeming moments of pressure or tension.
Judgment a gateway to Self-love
Good or Bad. Right or Wrong. Fun or Boring. Easy or Difficult. Beautiful or Ugly. Every day, we’re surrounded by judgments, whether on the television or in our own minds. Our culture is strongly attached to categorizing and comparing. Despite our best efforts, we all judge others. It might be over small things, like a…
Seven-Steps for Self-Love
Self-love is a popular term today that gets tossed around in normal conversation. “You have to love yourself more.” “If you only loved yourself, this wouldn’t have happened to you.” “You can’t love another person until you love yourself first.” These are just a few of the self-love instructions that we give or get.
Me, Myself & My Shadow
Our journey of Self-Exploration is a bit like Dante’s Inferno. Before making our way out of “hell” we must walk through the depths of our inner darkness. Many religions symbolize these experiences well. Two famous examples include the case of Jesus who had to face Satan in the desert and Buddha’s encounter with Mara (the…