~The Courage To Be Myself~

I have the courage to---

Embrace my strength - Get excited about life - Enjoy giving and receiving love - Face and transform my fears - Ask for help and support when I need it - Spring free of the Superwoman Trap - Trust myself - Make my own decisions and choices - Befriend myself - Complete unfinished business - Realize that I have emotional and practical rights - Talk as nicely to myself as I do to my plants - Communicate lovingly with understanding as my goal - Honor my own needs - Give myself credit for my accomplishments - Love the little girl within me - Overcome my addiction to approval - Grant myself permission to play - Quit being a Responsibility Sponge - Feel all of my feelings and act on them appropriately - Nurture others because I want to, not because I have to - Choose what is right for me - Insist on being paid fairly for what I do - Set limits and boundaries and stick by them - Say "yes" only when I realy mean it - Have realistic expectations - Take risks and accept change - Grow through challenges - Be totally honest with myself - Correct erroneous beliefs and assumptions - Respect my vulnerabilities - Heal old and current wounds - Savor the mystery of Spirit - Wave good-bye to guilt - Plant "flower", not "weed" thoughts in my mind - Treat myself with respect and teach others to do the same - Fill my own cup first, then nourish others from the overflow - Own my own excellence - Plan for the future but live in the present - Value my intuition and wisdom - Know that I am lovable - Celebrate the differences between men and woman - Develop healthy, supportive relationships - Make forgiveness a priority - ACCEPT MYSELF JUST AS I AM NOW.

Food for Thought

BACKGROUND music is complimentary of "Yanni"