I Will Love Myself (Daily Word Prompt is Lovingly)

I want you to meet My Loud Bipolar Whispers!

My Loud Whispers of Hope

Throughout my life I have not liked myself but,

I will lovingly accept who I am.

Years ago I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder and

I will lovingly accept my illness and who I have become.

My passion is to increase awareness, educate and reduce the stigma of bipolar disorder so,

I want to lovingly be the voice for many that cannot speak for themselves.

I will share my story and journey of living with bipolar disorder

openly, honestly and lovingly to let others know they are not alone.

I will stop talking about myself negatively and

will speak about myself positively and lovingly.

God made me uniquely beautiful and flawed but,

I will lovingly embrace myself and my life just the way it is.

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is…

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16 Ways to Love Yourself Again

6My last installment for the day deals with several key points to keep in mind when trying to identify with the authentic you.  I have learned a lot today and had several revealing conversations that have opened my eyes to how many people do not feel like they are living for themselves.  I hope this helps open some other eyes:

http://www.marcandangel.com/2015/05/10/16-simple-ways-to-love-yourself-again/

6 Questions to Help You Reconnect With Your True Self

8Rediscovering your true self and identifying with that person can be difficult.  You might even lose “friends.”  You might find yourself face-to-face with a past problem with which you must now recognize.  I do know this though…you will find more peace and joy by not hiding.

http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-5384/6-Questions-to-Help-You-Find-Your-True-Self.html

My True Self

Do you believe in yourself? If not, it might be time to start putting forth some effort to change and grow.

Jennifer Calvert Author

 In time, I’ve found my true self, I’ve searched for many years and I know I’ll continue to, in the years to come. A friend said to me just before my 30th birthday, your 30s are the best, because you realise the things that truly matter, you achieve more, you understand yourself. You know your flaws, but they are replaced with acceptance, and you begin to notice your strength, your talent and ability. The worlds voice has dimmed. My friend was right. I feel like this year, I have found my sense of self, gained confidence and grown so much. I have finally found my voice. A voice that bellows from the rooftop, ‘I believe in myself.’

  

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In My Shoes

Loving the posts I am finding about comparing yourself to others. Great perspectives. This is what I absolutely love about blogging. I can find so many different views on a topic that I have created a post.

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Other People: 5 Tips

Today we are discussing the dangers of comparing yourself to others.  There are times when we all do it, but it really is a terrible and unproductive and destructive habit.  My post this morning discussed this point and expressed my experience with looking outward in an attempt to find fulfillment.  Spoiler alert: I failed!

This article on the Positivity Blog helps us better understand how to stop this destructive behavior:

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

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Big Dreamer

‘THAT’ person

Be aware that you cannot be that other person so you better get busy being the best you that you can be!!

Ramexabella

Ever looked at that really awesome person, you know, the one who looks good, feels good, is always surrounded by many people and an invisible aura of coolness.
Of course you have. We all have. And you say to yourself ,”Why can’t I be like that person?”
Well, you can’t. He’s a completely different person altogether. How can we even measure two human beings? It’s like measuring apples and oranges. Completely irrelevant.
But all you people out there who want that aura of coolness, I’ll tell you the secret. Just LOVE yourself. Before saying ‘I love you’ to someone else, say it to yourself. If you don’t like yourself, how the hell else is someone gonna like you?!
Just be YOU. Honestly,you are a unique mixture of awesomeness or U.M.A. Be proud of yourself! For eg. You just completed a very intense workout, and you see this delicious piece of…

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Pretty pictures don’t tell the whole story

This is a great post about comparing oneself to others. The picture on Facebook probably doesn’t tell the entire story!

Silo & Sage

A few weeks ago, I was having a day. You know the kind, when your two-year-old has smeared poop all over himself and the crib, your house is an epic disaster, the dishwasher isn’t working, the kids are acting likebedtime is a newly invented phenomenon, and your husband is out of town. A long, exhausting kind of day.

And on that same day, an acquaintance posted a picture of her kids, smiling and adorable, in their perfectly decorated living room, on their sofa that has no rips or stains, holding their adorable handmade crafts that they just whipped up on the spur of the moment. Bless.

That’s when it happens… the comparison. Clearly, she has it all together. She obviously didn’t spend an hour cleaning up poop. I’m sure her kitchen is sparkling and her kids were all in bed by 8pm.She’s a modern day homemaking miracle, and for…

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