Nurturing Thurs – Broadcasts

5-29-2014What are you broadcasting this moment?
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Are you being kind to yourself?
OR
Do you need to change the station?


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Frequent Contributors to
Nurturing Thursday:

Jacqueline King
Laurie’s Notes
Lady K’s Lounge
Carol Carlisle

Meg Evans
Inside the Mind of Isadora
Pocket Perspectives
Crowing Crone

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What is Nurturing Thursday, you ask?

In this amazingly competitive society of ours, how many of us truly feel good about ourselves? How often do we extend to ourselves … the same courtesies, considerations, nurturing, forgiveness and understanding we would a loved one, a friend, or even a stranger?

Our culture tells us we need to be special and above average to feel good about ourselves. Yet, it is not possible for all of us to be above average at the same time. Don’t we usually know of someone richer, more attractive, “more together” or successful than we are? Even if we discount the material aspects and consider the more spiritual facet, don’t we know of those who seem more at peace, more aware or living in the moment. Even when we do manage to feel a strong sense of self-esteem or self-confidence, we are not able to consistently hold on to it. For most, our sense of self-worth bounces around like a ping-pong ball, rising and falling strongly tied with our latest success or failure.

In an effort to eliminate labeling ourselves as “good” or “bad”, and clearly accept ourselves with an open heart … to treat ourselves with the same kindness, caring, and compassion we would show to a good friend … I would like to incorporate more self-compassion and self-kindess in my life.

To “give this planet a much needed shot of fun, support and positive energy” … I am dubbing Thursdays as Nurturing Thursday … a spin-off of the suspended Occupy Blogosphere started by Amy of SoulDipper.

If any of my readers are interested in joining the nurturing, I applaud and welcome you to do so … the more the merrier!!

 

 

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About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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8 Responses to Nurturing Thurs – Broadcasts

  1. Pingback: Nurturing Thursday: Give Up | Lady K's Lounge

  2. Oh… my radio keeps switching stations……too many unexpected surprises!

    Carol’s post reminds me of another special Maya Angelou quote…about “home as a refuge”…the wonderful sense of nurturing we can find within our homes….
    http://pocketperspectives.com/2012/08/28/my-home-is-a-refuge-not-only-from-the-world-but-a-refuge-from-my-worries-my-troubles-my-concerns-maya-angelou/

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  3. What a graphic reminder to be mindful of what we think as well as what we say and do. Our thoughts turn into beliefs and the negative ones are tough to shift. Much better to transmit positive vibes, starting with ourselves. Great Nurturing post ~ mine can be found here: http://taoofscrumble.com/2014/5/28

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  4. Pingback: Nurturing Thursday: Broadcasts | Lady K's Lounge

  5. The Idea of what I Broadcast is a Phenomenal thing to be reminded of today!
    Liking yourself seems to be the theme today. Here is mine with words from Maya Angelou.
    http://piecesofstarlight.wordpress.com/2014/05/29/nurturing-thursday-maya-angelou-remindes-us-we-are-phenomenal-just-the-way-we-are/

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  6. Pingback: Nurturing Thursday: Maya Angelou Remindes Us We Are Phenomenal Just the Way We Are | Light Words

  7. Like this stations here ❤
    Happy Thursday!
    Never too late to find a new station. 🙂
    http://lauriesnotes.wordpress.com/2014/05/28/30191/

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