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as you love yourself

04 Oct

I am going to date. I am going to date myself. I have decided that I need to start nurturing a relationship with myself. I want to cherish myself, honor myself, look for the good in, be amused by the oddities, forgiving of mistakes. I want to learn and revel in myself as a new love. Now all tht sounds great but the logistics kinda baffle me.

I went to a bar in a trench coat and wearing only underwear….long story short, the policeman understood.

I met myself at a coffee shop to meet and greet. After drinking two espressos, I was talking so fast, I couldn’t understand myself. I didn’t give me my number.

I tried to take me to a movie, but Paul Reubans was there, so I left.

Truthfully, what I have decided to do is to change my inner monologue. I don’t know anyone who has a positive inner voice, but mine can be very nasty. I have taken to telling it to shut up, but it just keeps coming back. The way I am combatting that is reflexive speech, Every time I hear that voice telling me I am not good enough, not worthy, or any number of other negative droning speech, I will respond with vocalizing something positive about myself. I realize I am going to look like Stuart Smalley having a nice little seizure.

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Posted by on October 4, 2013 in journey

 

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2 responses to “as you love yourself

  1. Me

    October 5, 2013 at 7:38 am

    There is never an end to building self-confidence. The process does not end when we realize we are one with the world. Healthy self-confidence means cultivating and maintaining a caring relationship with ourselves in spite of the disbelief, discouragement, and influence of others.

    “Self-confidence, in itself, is of no value. It is useful only when put to work” Anonymous

     
    • iamnamed

      October 5, 2013 at 8:54 am

      for sure, it is not easy to build self confidence without the tools.

       

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