Loving Myself As I Am

By | February 26th, 2017|Exhilarated Life, Forgiveness, gratitude, Self-love|

I nourish my body with wholesome foods, my mind with gratitude and forgiveness, and my spirit with loving relationships. All this I do by loving myself as I am. Too often we can't find the courage or discipline to make the simple consistent choices that will change our lives. We are stuck in regret, 20 [...]

In expressing our heart’s desires we draw in love of self.

By | June 20th, 2016|Exhilarated Life|

Back to desires. What are they and how do we know one from a want? Well, desires are yearnings of the soul for expression. Yearnings to connect with others who share similar desires. Even the simplest stroking of a desire has it purring in the heart as contentment. Desires are born of love and thrive [...]

Do you want the secret to ecstatic intimacy?

By | June 19th, 2015|Intimacy, Self-love|

"My willingness to be intimate with my own deep feelings creates the space for intimacy with another." ~ Shakti Gawain There is a saying that we cannot love another until we love ourselves but that was not my experience. I had to be loved and held in a safe place so that I could find [...]

Self-love – beaming your own ray of sunshine.

By | May 5th, 2015|Self-love|

Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Within each one of us, clear bright and radiant is the spark of the divine that is there to be discovered. Imagine the greatest human being on the planet, that is you inside. Pure potential. Uncharted territory, [...]

Can you love without self-love?

By | April 7th, 2015|Consciousness, Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Self-love|

“Had we not loved ourselves at all, we could never have been obliged to love anything. So that self-love is the basis of all love.” ~ Thomas Traherne Self-love is an entirely different cat to self aggrandisement. Or egotistic self-importance. It is the innate knowing that you are a unique and necessary element of life [...]

How do you define yourself?

By | March 31st, 2015|Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Self-love|

“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.” ~ Harvey Fierstein When we accept ourselves, as we are. Right now. In this moment. No matter where we might fit on a social hierarchy or sliding scale of judged humanity, we tap [...]