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
Put your left palm on the back of your right shoulder. Put your right palm on the back of your left shoulder. Now SQUEEZE really, really, really tight. Hold. Release when you 1) feel better, 2) stop crying, or 3) start smiling. Repeat as necessary.
This miracle cure-all can also be administered by others. If you need one, I am here...(((HUG))). Better? Hmm...(((HUGS))). How 'bout now? Uhhh...(((HUGZZZZ))). Good? Good. :) (((HUGS!!!))) That one was just an extra...just because.
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