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Wisdom from Lisa Avedon

Wisdom from Lisa Avedon

Having love in life is important to happiness. I’m not referring to the romantic kind of love with another person, but the inner love you have for you.

Do you love yourself?

Do you like yourself?

Loving and liking yourself is as important to life success as the air you breathe. Having self-love provides confidence in the decisions you make.

For your own good, trust in your own judgment and the ability to make mistakes and admit to them, without feeling demeaned.

Many of us go through our lives caught up in the external world around us. Our work lives, our family lives, and our social lives consume most of our energy and attention. It can feel very fulfilling having such a full life.

My question is this…. What happens when change occurs? When a marriage dissolves, a loved one becomes critically ill, a job is lost, or a child is extremely troubled and in need of help?

When faced with extreme challenges like these, some people rise above and are able to make their way through the pain, the confusion and the profound grief and turmoil with an inner strength.

Others crumble under the weight of the pain, blaming themselves and carrying guilt like a mantle….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.

Lisa is the founder of Love Repair 101, as well as a speaker and the author of the upcoming book, Defining Moments: Loving Yourself Through Anything.

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2:52PM PDT on Apr 14, 2013

I love who I am on the inside.... But do not even like not to mind say love wat I look like on the outside.....If that makes sense?

2:37AM PST on Jan 7, 2013

Thanks for sharing.

6:22AM PST on Dec 8, 2012

thanks

1:45PM PDT on Aug 21, 2012

wonderful article thank you!

8:52PM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

Good article. This is where we find our strength of love. Just be kind to yourself in the process.

2:03PM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

Are you strong in this love area? How do you strengthen the love for yourself? I take care of myself first..I make myself happy first.... I learned to adapt to situation.

1:12PM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

YES I LOVE MYSELF.....I LOVE MY OWN COMPANY ..MY BEST FRIEND IS MYSELF!

1:12PM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

YES I LOVE MYSELF.....I LOVE MY OWN COMPANY ..MY BEST FRIEND IS MYSELF!

11:55AM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

Thank you Lisa!

11:16PM PDT on Aug 19, 2012

Thanks for the share.

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