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SelfLove365 :: Almost Done!

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Only four days left of SelfLove365! I began this project on Jan 1 of this year, drawing a 1″ x 1″ square of something I love (or like, or tolerate accept) about myself with the hope of loving myself by the end of the year.

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It’s been a tremendous journey. I’ve learned many things along the way. One is: why do I need to love myself in the first place? Another: if I am loving myself, who is the “I” doing the loving, and who is being loved? Yet another: I can not be described by any one thing. I am all things, at different times. We all are.

Doing something creative on a daily basis has brought so many benefits into my life; because I am being creative everyday, I wasn’t once hard on myself for not being creative, even when I hadn’t painted during a two week period. Also, the daily practice gave me a sense of accomplishment and committment, even while I let go of other major commitments in my life (mainly, my marriage). I was also asked to teach a SelfLove365 class earlier in the year, and I jumped in, even though I haven’t taught a class before. It was a great experience, and has given me the courage to leap into other ventures. This class led me to also start a SelfLove365 Facebook group (please join us and share your projects!)

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I am ready (and scared) to begin my new 365 project. I am going to tackle writing (this feels challenging to me, that’s why!) with the focus again on SelfLove. Each day, I will write an entry based on the square that I drew for that day in 2014. My ultimate goal here is to create a SelfLove365 Book. Ack! Scary! This is the only way I can think of to commit to it. I have had “write SelfLove365 book” on my To Do List for the past 5 months or so, and nothing has really happened! I look forward to starting on January 1st, and to receiving your encouragement and support in this project (Please! Thanks!).

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Happy New Year everyone!
Love,
Bel
xo

Concentrate

SelfLove365: Day 241
My brain is a jumble, like it usually is after vacation, and there is so much to do and catch up on. When I am able to concentrate, I get through things much quicker. Allowing for breaks makes it all more doable, too.
I’m finding my daily meditations to be the best practice for this.

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More SelfLove 365

I’ve been on holiday, but still faithfully working in my squares:

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SelfLove365 Update.

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Taking care of business

SelfLove365: Day 214
Been working hard all day to list new items in my Etsy shop!

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Finding my ground

SelfLove365: Day 213
I need all the reminders I can get to find myself back in my body, feeling anchored to the Earth. Tonight it was Core Connexion that helped me.

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Flow. Be me.

SelfLove365: Day 212
Sometimes it’s easier to stop fighting myself and let me be me. Flow into the ease of the moment.

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Desire to Give

SelfLove365: Day 211

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Allow

SelfLove365: Day 210
What would happen if I allowed my thoughts and feeling to just be, rather than judge each one?

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Parent my child.

SelfLove365: Day 209
Some days, my inner child needs more parenting work than my own children. She is probably younger, that why. She constantly wants to take over, to run the show. And I let her, a lot of the time. I don’t usually realize I’m doing it either, until I feel all sulky- then, I know.

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