by Gregg Prescott, M.S.
Founder, Webmaster, & Editor, Zentasia.com
Many people within this genre are service to other people. We tend to see the best in everyone else but sometimes, we have a more difficult time seeing that within ourselves. We are our biggest critics. If a day goes by that we feel we didn’t do enough for others, we feel badly about it.
For example, I bought a new template yesterday for In5D and spent 17 hours working on it from 1pm until 6:30am this morning. No breaks, except for a small meal.When I woke up, I continued to work on it until I did my morning Siesta Key beach update, which turned out to be an afternoon update. My drive to make visiting ANY website that I own an enjoyable experience once again places others ahead of myself and I wouldn’t have it any other way. That being said, I need to find time to balance myself and basically walk away from work. As a workaholic, that’s hard to do. I could have easily went for a walk yesterday, but I was so focused on work, the thought never crossed my mind.
Finding balance is part of self love, which is something I’m working on. At least I recognize the issue and plan on going for a Walk of Gratitude in a few hours, just to get away from work. I may even treat myself to dinner somewhere!
The hardest part of self-love is being able to love yourself unconditionally, without critical judgment. That means to basically love yourself as much as you love a close friend or child(ren).
Right now, I can honestly say that I love my daughter much more than I love myself. That doesn’t mean I don’t love myself. I do, but I wish it were as much as I love her. This is part of the learning process and one of the MANY lessons she has inadvertently taught me.
Self love also involves forgiveness. No one is perfect and we all make mistakes. Remember to forgive yourself (and others) and to peacefully move on from situations and/or ;people who aren’t in your greatest and highest good. Send them love and close that chapter of your life.
I know quite a few people who tend to overthink things way too much. While it’s good to cover the bases in all aspects of life, sometimes overthinking can muddle an issue even more, which takes one further way from self-love.
This is what I’m doing to address this issue:
- I try to dedicate time each day for something I love, outside of work. Preferably outdoors and on the beach.
- I’m practicing looking at myself from an observer’s point of view.
- I’m learning how to love myself as much as I love my daughter.
- I’ve taken more time to meditate.
- I’m learning how to let go without guilt.
Every day presents an opportunity for spiritual growth. You can either be the best life coach for yourself or your biggest opponent.
“You need to love yourself so much to the point that your energy and aura rejects anyone who doesn’t know your worth.”
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Sending you all infinite LOVE & Light!
About the author: Namaste, I’m Gregg Prescott. Despite being a Triple Libra and a self-proclaimed introvert, I’m also a public speaker and have spoken at many conferences as well as hosting an online radio show and LIVE Facebook shows. As a Triple Libra, I’m constantly seeking balance. Zentasia helps to bring me to that point and In turn, I can help others in finding their moments of zen. Feel free to follow Gregg and his Facebook Live videos on Facebook as well as our Zentasia Facebook page. Peace.