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Life is challenging. We have relationship issues, health issues, money issues, success issues, and sometimes spiritual issues and then we turn to the newest self-help book and begin to follow the latest seven steps to happiness.
But, they’re completely useless and time wasting when there’s an unmovable obstacle in the way of all these self help miracles.
There’s a single, yet important trait required for you to be living your dreams.
Take stock of where you are, who you’re being and how life is working. And understand that each time you criticize yourself, each time you doubt your value, each time you deny your worthiness is time thrown away. Your time is precious and limited, don’t waste it on unproductive habits.
You are the one who’s going to live the rest of your life with you. Do you really want to live it with someone who permanently knocks you down and makes you feel bad?
One great advantage you can give yourself in life is loving yourself. Self-love is a powerful manifesting technique. Remember you weren’t meant to live a mediocre life. You are designed for greatness.
If you keep bumping up against a reality that doesn’t work for you then it’s time to..
1. Stop asking the wrong questions
We’re always looking about our world and asking, what’s to be done? Looking at our relationships and asking what will happen? When we should be asking who am I? What’s my concept of myself?
If we wish to experience the world as a more lovely and greater place, we must affirm the reality of a more lovely, greater being within.
2. Recognize your power
Every day you are involved in a miracle called life.
Reawaken your inner truth and wisdom.
Learn to trust your inner guidance, heighten your mindfulness and honour your emotions. By simply trusting in the natural order of things and by trusting in something greater than yourself you can begin to let go and live in a place of real love, gratitude and joy.
Start to become more aware of the miracles all around you and circumstances in your life will begin to blossom in what seems like magical and mysterious ways.
3. Embrace life
Send your inner critic out to lunch, or better still give it the day off.
You can’t be open to all that life has to offer while you have a voice in your head telling you how useless you are. To align yourself with all the goodness in life requires love.
Loving yourself a little more creates room for passion and excitement and joy and acceptance and gives your creative capabilities room to flow.
Love yourself and all your seeming imperfections and surrender your fear to the open hearted embrace of life.
One simple choice can turn your life around. And making the choice to change can be scary, but what’s even more scary is waiting till you’re down on your knees, looking back at life with deep regret.
4. Give up fixing and focus on living your dreams
Loving yourself unconditionally means you need to have some new ideas from which to think since all our thoughts flow from the ideas we hold.
Take your attention away from the things about you that ‘aren’t right’ or need fixing or improving.
Don’t wait to approve of yourself until you hit that goal, or finish that task. Don’t judge yourself by your past, it doesn’t exist any more, it’s over, gone.
Focus on the things about you that are great.
Can you say to yourself, I’m wonderful? If not, try again. And then again, as often as necessary, until you can feel the wonder of who you are.
Stop letting others tell you who you should be or how you should act. Choose to be your magnificent self and love you for your bravery in allowing your uniqueness to shine through.
You, just as you are right now, are the gift you bring to the world. Don’t allow others or your inner chatter to diminish this.
Your task is simply to allow the flow. Feelings of unworthiness and lack of self-love create a resistance that forces the flow of goodness, abundance, joy and peace into a trickle.
Don’t hold yourself apart from an awesome life when all it takes is a little more appreciation of yourself to change your energy signature and place yourself squarely in alignment with living your dreams.
Over to you. What do you do to appreciate yourself and how do you manage those moments when you don’t? In the comments below, share your best tips…you never know the impact it might have on someone’s life.
A huge thank you for stopping by and reading and sharing. You are awesome.
Encourage one another.