10 Magical Things That Start to Happen as You Begin to Love Yourself
“I love myself…I love you. I love you…I love myself.” ~ Rumi
There is no greater love than self love.
As you begin to embrace and accept yourself fully, you will be able to
embrace and accept the world around you fully.
We give what we have and the more love we have for ourselves, the more
love we will be able to give to those around us.
True love starts with you. If it flows through you abundantly, it will
flow back to you abundantly.
Give more of it to yourself and you will have more to give to others.
What I will share with you today is a list of 10 magical things that
start to happen as you begin to love yourself.
“As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional
suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own
truth. Today, I know, this is “AUTHENTICITY”.
As I began to love myself I understood how much it can offend somebody
if I try to force my desires on this person, even though I knew the
time was not right and the person was not ready for it, and even
though this person was me. Today I call it “RESPECT”.
As I began to love myself I stopped craving for a different life, and
I could see that everything that surrounded me was inviting me to
grow. Today I call it “MATURITY”.
As I began to love myself I understood that at any circumstance, I am
in the right place at the right time, and everything happens at the
exactly right moment. So I could be calm. Today I call it
As I began to love myself I quit stealing my own time, and I stopped
designing huge projects for the future. Today, I only do what brings
me joy and happiness, things I love to do and that make my heart
cheer, and I do them in my own way and in my own rhythm. Today I call
6. Love of oneself
As I began to love myself I freed myself of anything that is no good
for my health – food, people, things, situations, and everything that
drew me down and away from myself. At first I called this attitude a
healthy egoism. Today I know it is “LOVE OF ONESELF”.
As I began to love myself I quit trying to always be right, and ever
since I was wrong less of the time. Today I discovered that is
As I began to love myself I refused to go on living in the past and
worrying about the future. Now, I only live for the moment, where
everything is happening. Today I live each day, day by day, and I call
9. Wisdom of the heart
As I began to love myself I recognized that my mind can disturb me and
it can make me sick. But as I connected it to my heart, my mind became
a valuable ally. Today I call this connection “WISDOM OF THE HEART”.
We no longer need to fear arguments, confrontations or any kind of
problems with ourselves or others. Even stars collide, and out of
their crashing new worlds are born. Today I know “THAT IS LIFE”!” ~
(attributed to) Charlie Chaplin on his 70th birthday: As I Began to
Are you ready and willing to start loving yourself more and more each
day? What is one thing you will do today to move yourself in that