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Posts from the ‘Self Acceptance’ Category

Can We Break Free Of The Fear Of Missing Out?

‘For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.’

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Are we so hooked on social media that all we’re really in it for is to ensure we’re not missing out on something? Do you feel your body urging you to ‘pull away’ and ‘break free’ from the superficial connectivity and frantic never ending site hopping? What are we waiting for?

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Or if you’re feeling a little over-connected or fed up with Facebook.

Desmond Tutu: On Why We Forgive

Forgiveness is an art. It’s a hard skill to master for all of us. The following exert comes from The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World by Desmond Tutu and Mpho Tutu, and it is a beautiful, inspiring read.

Why We Forgive

 

And if you need a little help saying I’m sorry or more on forgiveness from Jack Kornfield.

 

Nourishing Peace

Being a slave to our concerns is like being in debt to them. When we’re in debt, we have no real freedom in our hearts. The more we pay off our debts, the more lighthearted we’ll feel. In the same way, if we can let go of our various worries and cares, peace will arise in our hearts. 
—Ajaan Lee, “Sowing the Seeds of Freedom”
More on why nourishing peace is important – click here.

How To Feel Less Powerless

How are you feeling today? Are you feeling your strong authentic self? Or, today, are you feeling powerless? Are you trapped in a victim mindset?

In this article from Deepak Chopra you will discover ways to bring yourself into your full power. The advice comes under the following headings:

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The One Thing That’s Keeping You From The Life You Want

What is unworthiness? It’s the experience of having parts of your personality say, “I’m not worthy.” For example, they might say, “I am unworthy of the love that I have in my life, or the wealth that I have.” More commonly, they might say, “I am unworthy of the happiness that I feel.” Thoughts such as “It’s too good to be true,” and “This can’t last forever because it is too good” are experiences of unworthiness. You feel unworthy of what the universe has given you, you feel that you do not deserve it, that the other shoe will fall, and it is only a matter of time before you will get what you really deserve, which will be painful.

What is holding you back from happiness?

4 Questions To Stop Asking Yourself

I recently read this article written by Deepak Chopra and was inspired. In it he talks about the importance of developing our mind to become our ally, and to not let it overwhelm us as our enemy.  In everyday life almost all our suffering is related to our thoughts.  So many of us obsess and worry needlessly. A mentor of mine once told me that worrying is praying for what you don’t want to happen – I like that idea, it’s very true.

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4 Secrets That Can Lead To Self-Acceptance

Sometimes we need to accept that we are human and that being human means we are not perfect. When you experience authentic sharing from others, particularly when they share their imperfections, you realize we are all in the same boat and that it’s okay not to be perfect.

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Surprising Things That Can Boost Your Self Esteem

If you feel like you’re needing a bit of a confidence boost then check out these interesting suggestions – Boost Self Esteem.  I think you’ll be surprised by some of the tips and tricks mentioned.

Some Serious Inspiration For Women

How do you see yourself?

How do others see you?

Isn’t it amazing how differently we see each other!

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Use Your Uniqueness to Make a Difference

This guy is mega inspiring. You may have seen him before – his name is Nick Vujicic, and he has no arms and no legs. Every time I see him in action he totally blows me away. Even though he has such a huge disability he is happy and living a fulfilled life.

If you’ve ever felt sorry for yourself, or, if you’ve thought that life has been treating you badly, then this little clip might just make you rethink your attitude.

Take Nick’s example and use your own uniqueness to make a difference!

Check it out.

Nick