• Your "Self"

    The Art of Self-Love

    “Loving yourself means accepting yourself as you are right now.” – Orin What is Self-Love? Simply, self-love is the love of one’s self. Self‐love is appreciating who you are, feeling good about yourself, directing loving thoughts inward, and taking care of yourself through your actions. Additionally, many people reference self-esteem, self respect, self regard and self care as important components of self-love. Each of us may have slightly different ideas of what self‐love is and what it looks like for ourselves. Regardless of the differences, it’s important to become familiar with your interpretation of self‐love. What Does Self-Love Feel Like? Think of something or someone you love completely and unconditionally.…

  • Why You Procrastinate
    Your "Self"

    Why You Procrastinate

    According to Carol Look in Stop Feeling Lazy: How to Break The Procrastination Cycle Once And For All, there are four reasons why we procrastinate, all of which serve the basic human need to feel safe. She says procrastination keeps us safe in some way and protects us from an outcome we fear. It takes no effort, no special skills, no conscious thought, and is a status quo arising from inactivity. She says “When we procrastinate, we don’t have to do anything, really, except exist.” There are essentially four reasons why we procrastinate: 1. Project Not “Ripe” Yet If you’re lacking motivation or inspiration and can’t line up the energy…

  • 35 Journal Prompts to Explore Your Self
    Journaling,  Your "Self"

    35 Journal Prompts to Explore Your “Self”

    One of the most important elements of living a life you love includes loving and accepting your “Self”. The following journal prompts will guide you in exploring different aspects of your “Self” so that you can become clear on how you see yourself now and who you aspire to become. The areas of “Self” you will explore are: Your self-image is your idea of your abilities, appearance, and personality. These ideas form a collective representation of your assets (strengths) and liabilities (weaknesses) as you see them. Your beliefs about yourself always starts with an “I” statement – “I am lovable.” Self-limiting beliefs, such as, “I am not lovable,” are negative…

  • Create Your Ideal Self in 4 Easy Steps
    Your "Self"

    Create Your Ideal Self in 4 Easy Steps

    “The most creative act you will ever undertake is the act of creating yourself.” – Deepak Chopra If you want to manifest your dream life, who would you need to become to be in harmony with that ideal life? Who is your Ideal Self? Your Ideal Self is the description of the person that you would very much like to be if you could embody the qualities that you most aspire to. There are four steps involved in creating your Ideal Self. Let’s move through each step: 1. Create a blueprint for your ideal life. Once you know what you want your future to look like, you’ll have a clearer…

  • Affirmations for Personal Freedom
    Affirmations,  Your "Self"

    57 Affirmations for Personal Freedom

    “Freedom is an inner feeling. It is the ability to choose what you want. It is the knowledge that you are the captain of the ship. Freedom is knowing that you own your own life, that you are the one in charge. Freedom is essential for joy, for anywhere you feel trapped or that someone has taken away your rights, you cannot experience joy.” – Orin – Sanaya Roman When I was a teenager I was obsessed with butterflies. For me, they represented freedom which, even at a young age, I knew was my birthright. Many years later, it is still my number one core value. Abraham-Hicks says, “The basis…

  • 85 Personal Power Affirmations
    Affirmations,  Your "Self"

    85 Personal Power Affirmations

    Personal power relates to taking control of your life and pursuing your dreams and desires with confidence and passion. It is more of an attitude or state of mind than an attempt to control others and is based on self-realization, vision, competence, strength, and positive personal qualities. The following affirmations will help you to acquire this mindset so that you stay focused on your goals and intentions and start living the life you really want to live. 1. I trust myself to make the best decisions for me 2. Today I choose to be good to myself 3. I am powerful, loving, and balanced at all times 4. I choose…

  • How to Clarify Your Values
    Creating Reality,  Your "Self"

    How to Clarify Your Values

    An important element of deliberately creating and manifesting your ideal life is clarity. Identifying your values will help you to get clear on the essence of what you want and will serve as the foundation for living your very best life. “Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.” – Mahatma Gandhi What Are Values? Values are beliefs or convictions that guide your behavior and support your purpose and vision. Your values define who you are. They highlight what you stand for and represent your unique, individual essence.…