Archive for February 9th, 2009

Celebrate and Sing Yourself!

February 9, 2009

love-yourselfA life of service is a noble goal, but devoting every moment to serving others is neither advisable nor possible. You must choose love for yourself as well as others by engaging in enlightened self-care—proper diet, exercise, sleep, and other healthful activities.

If you do not care for your own body, mind, and spirit, you will not be capable of authentically caring for others. Worse, you may be co-creating an environment in which others expect your service and take you for granted.

If you lean more toward self-loathing than self-love, consider how you feel about your friends. You love them even though, like you, they are imperfect, have hurt others, and regret past actions. (more…)