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Timeless Ways to Love Yourself this Valentines(+Expert advice!)

timeless-ways-to-love-yourself-this-valentines“My primary relationship is with myself – all others are mirrors of it. As I learn to love myself, I automatically receive the love and appreciation that I desire from others. If I am committed to myself and to living my truth, I will attract others with equal commitment.”~Shakti Gawain

Self Love is the ONLY force that can make us whole and healed. We all KNOW this fact, yet we still struggle with it.

I hold workshops on Self love and Positive Life Management all the time in my city. In a recent workshop on Self love, while discussing the merits of it, a kind gentleman asked, “But I think self love is just too self indulgent and narcissistic! How can I think of myself when I have so many responsibilities towards my family and loved ones? Shouldn’t I be thinking of them first before my own needs?” ~ I smiled at him and said, “How can you fully serve your loved ones and make them happy, when you are not happy yourself? If you are having a bad day, will you go home and be loving to your family or be moody?” He said, “Ofcourse, I’ll be moody! I have to vent at some point.” I responded, “Is that fair to your family? If you love yourself, you will NOT allow yourself to be sucked into a bad day. You will give yourself the gift of calming down and being happy no matter what kind of day you are having, because you know YOU are worth it. Anger, irritations, shitty days etc won’t trouble your inner happiness. And then when you go home, how will you be with your family?” At this point I could see his eyes soften and he said, “I will be loving and kind……..I understand now…. that Self Love is NOT self indulgent or narcissistic…it is actually nurturing to me and all those around me too. Thank you!!!”

Now the BIG Question we all face from time to time is  ~

How do we truly Love Our self?” Continue reading



Healing Self-Love Notes ~ Happy Healing this Valentines Day

Healing Self-Love Notes ~ Happy Healing this Valentines Day“To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. ~ Oscar Wilde

This Valentine’s Day lets celebrate our SELF. Lets start the day by loving ourSelf…….

Self love is at the very core of well-being  joy, self-empowerment, and your ability to create and enjoy the kind of life you want. You cannot enjoy happiness if you are not at peace with yourself. Your relationship with yourself is the most important one you’ll ever have.

From the spiritual perspective, it is by turning your attention inward to yourSelf that you are able to experience your connection with Life, with God, with All That Is. Continue reading


A Celebration of LOVE ~ Happy Valentine’s Day

Love is unconditional

Love is truth

Love is joy

Love is respectful

Love is freely given

Love is a free gift

Love is freedom

Love is compassionate, merciful, gracious

Love is amazing, awesome, glorious

Love is considering and honoring others… their whole being – identity, ideas, beliefs, feelings… Love understands. Continue reading


19 Positive ways to Romance Yourself this Valentine’s

I love romance and all and I truly mean ALL things related to it. I have been given many lovely nick names over the years, but the one that sticks most is ‘love bunny’. My intense slant towards romance and love in general could have something to do with it 😉

Romance fills our thoughts, our dreams, the movies we watch, and almost anything we listen to. And why not? Romance is the very essence of life. It is the celebration love.

With Valentine’s Day coming up, thoughts are turning to love and romance. The men are getting cold sweats and the women are getting entitled. The candy and trinkets have been on the shelves since days. But there is another way to approach this celebration of love and giving – romance yourSelf! Continue reading


Nurture Your Love Garden

That beautiful glow in your heart when it’s the beginning of a relationship…. You do everything possible to please your Love and vice versa. The romantic candlelit dinners, long walks, buying gifts, staying up all night talking and then … well, doing more than talking! Everything seems so perfect but as time passes by, you find that there’s something amiss in your relationship.

There’s no spark, no fire left in it. And suddenly one fine day you wake up wondering ‘Is the romance dead?’ Well don’t worry. There are ways to retain that romance long into the relationship. I just celebrated my 5th wedding anniversary last month and after one beautiful daughter, I can tell you this, the romance isn’t dead….on the contrary its grown, its bloomed into something so awesome. But, it takes Loving to nurture your love garden. Continue reading