During my morning meditation recently, I found myself thinking about something I wanted to receive. As I thought about what I desired, I realized that nobody was holding me back, except for myself. Without knowing the how’s or the details of manifesting what I wanted, I opened my heart and felt the energy of self-love and then expanded the feeling to encompass me.
I sat in that resonance for a moment with the awareness that allowing the Universe to help me receive what I was desiring, was an act of incredible self-love.
Later that day, I was tired and started to create a somewhat half assed version of a shield for my space. As my morning insight popped in mid-creation, I realized that the most self-loving thing I could do in that moment, would be to create really strong boundaries. Which as I did, felt like a beautiful gift to myself. This led to me asking the question repeatedly throughout my day and listening to the response.
“The most self-loving thing I could do would be to (fill in the blank).”
The responses might be:
-Take a bath.
-Take a walk outside.
-Read a book.
-Take a nap.
-Process my emotions.
-Bring the energy of enthusiasm to my workday.
-Motivate to do that creative project I’ve been wanting to do.
-Say no to that event. Or say yes.
It will change moment by moment. But notice how things shift when you honor your needs. Even if rational thought is telling you otherwise. For example, there was a day recently when I felt very strongly that I needed to go outside for a walk and take a bath after. However, my to-do list was huge that day. I listened to my heart, and I took a walk because it was calling to me so loudly. It felt amazing and I was grateful I listened to myself. However, when I came home, my rational mind started listing everything that needed to be done with the idea that I didn't have time for a bath. And yet, I could feel deeply again that taking the bath would be the most self-loving thing I could do.
I had to silence the opposition voice, even though it was extremely loud, and go to the self-loving voice that wisely knew that in that moment, a bath could do more for me than starting in on my to-do list. Sure enough, my to-do list was much easier to tackle after the bath because I had shifted my resonance after a morning of self-love.
If you want to take this a step farther, look at the bigger things you’re desiring and make a list.
“The most self-loving thing I could do would be to …”
-Free myself from the past.
-Create better health.
-Forgive myself for…
-Take my power back from...
-Heal my relationship with…
-Release myself from the energy of struggle.
-Allow more ease.
-Create more joy.
Keep the list somewhere that you can read daily for a month to reaffirm to your subconscious that this is what you're choosing to receive and create. Because you love yourself. Because you deserve what will augment that self-love.
Again, don’t worry about how it’ll manifest. Just sit in the frequency of self-love. Let it literally infuse every part of you. Feel your heart open and pour all that love that you're capable of, into yourself. If you can't imagine what that feels like, think of anything that opens your heart and turn that feeling towards yourself.
The most loving you can do, is to create self-love first.
2/15/2023 12:23:44 pm
LOVE this!!! It sparked an answer as well that I didn't expect: the most self-loving thing I could do is to stop being mad at my ex and to let it go. I'm better off without them so move on.
2/15/2023 01:06:23 pm
This is perfect, thank you 😊💗
2/15/2023 09:13:51 pm
Fantastic post today!! ❤️
2/16/2023 07:27:46 am
Wow. This is wonderful. Important. Perfect.
2/17/2023 05:53:40 pm
I love this. Especially the second list.
2/27/2023 11:58:31 am
A toast to the uplifting, energetic, compassionate, affects of self-love. It continues to be a beautiful work-in-progress. Thank YOU dear Tina, for sharing this necessary reminder!
3/6/2023 09:29:15 pm
I know I already told you how fantastic this was, but I just wanted to add a big THANK YOU!! I love how you're giving me -- and everyone -- even more permission to focus on loving ourself.
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