Be good to yourself

The Artist’s Way – Morning pages (excerpt) – Week 7

I woke up today thinking about how we are so many things, all at once, to so many people. No wonder its hard to think about who we are to ourselves. We choose to spend all of our time pleasing other people. We think about being a good daughter, a good friend, a good lover, a good employee, a good listener, a good example, a good mentor, good company, a good sister, a good leader, a good team player. When do we choose to focus on being good ourselves?

The positive side of being there for others and giving back, means our lives are full. But are we fulfilled?

“We all have the capacity to love and be loved in so many ways.”

It’s important to embrace our capacity for love, but if we don’t love ourselves first, and take care of our own dreams, no one will do it for us.

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