Sometimes we look to others for 'approval.' We all sometimes look to others for comfort...when ultimately there are those times when we must give kudos to ourselves...and that's okay. When we find some level of acceptance in ourselves, we can then find acceptance in others. Remember ...sometimes our own arms must be long enough to pat ourselves on the back...or give ourselves a hug. Comfort and acceptance are essential to inner peace and progression forward.
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I think a big part of me not giving up is the motivation and positive feedback from my husband. He is always picking my spirits up and constantly giving me compliments to make me feel better and to continue to try to get to my goal.
Kisses on the forehead, compliments, Hugs, hugs, I love you, Words like "you can do it" We can do it together.
Never underestimate the power of a hug. Sometimes when I'm down and feel like I'm a big failure, getting a few big hugs (and virtual hugs too) brings me right back and helps me to continue on my journey. That personal touch really keeps me going.247
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