Importance Of Self Commitment Essay

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Very often, we don’t already know or believe that we are enough, so we depend on others to remind us that we are enough. Usually the ones who are also grappling with their own issues of inadequacy will be attracted to you when you are not accepting yourself because you attract who we are being. We would’ve attracted someone insecure to tell us we are not good enough. As has been said before, no one can give you what they don’t have. Cats will never produce chickens and ants will never be attracted to salt. One of the things we need to do is Stop enabling people to disempower us. Empowerment must first find its home in the heart of the sender before being transmitted to others. Any other system of empowerment is faulty and will
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You can’t give what you don’t have. You can’t give the love that you don’t have for yourself. So in fact, even when many of us claim to love someone else so much, from an impoverished state lacking in self-love, what we are really giving is not love. We often give ‘emotional neediness’ and call it love. Some of us even have that ‘emotional neediness’ down to a science. We put it out there like a spotlight in search of a ship to save on the rocky seas of life. We fail to recognize that spotlights usually illuminate performers on a stage living their dreams. The better image for manifesting love is the beacon of the lighthouse that is stationary - a tower emitting its own light from within. It operates from a height of ‘inner’ light that makes itself not just attractive but necessary to the ships passing in the night. Who doesn’t love a lighthouse?

Self Care is doing whatever it takes to regulate your human bodily functions. When you are in self care mode there is a sense that you can operate at a high level of usefulness for a longer period of time. In other words, what you maintain you sustain. Like the engine of a car, if you don’t maintain it you will lose the use of it very quickly. In other words, self care is really the act of maintenance.

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