Nurt Thurs – You Are ___ !


3-26-2015

Don’t You Forget It! 😀

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Frequent Contributors to
Nurturing Thursday:

Tea and Paper
Meg Evans
Grace Notes
Inside the Mind of Isadora
Mazeepuran
Carol Carlisle
Living with My Ancestors
Jacqueline King
Laurie’s Gentle Healing Notes

Welcome to our newest contributor!
Linda of Living With My Ancestors

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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-kindness in my life.

To “give this planet a much needed shot of fun, support and positive energy” … I am dubbing Thursdays as Nurturing Thursday.

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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16 Responses to Nurt Thurs – You Are ___ !

  1. I love this song by Bruno Mars. It say exactly what you’ve posted here. We’re all amazing we just need to believe it.
    Namaste,
    Isadora
    Just the Way You Are-Bruno Mars(Lyrics)

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  2. Pingback: nurturing thursdays: celebrating the goodness of people… | hugmamma's MIND, BODY and SOUL

  3. hugmamma says:

    We are amazing, aren’t we! Just need to be reminded now and again. hugs for that…and allowing me to share…
    http://hugmamma.com/2015/03/26/nurturing-thursdays-celebrating-the-goodness-of-people/

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  4. Meg Evans says:

    Happy Thursday, Becca, and yay for your amazing posts! 🙂

    http://megevans.com/2015/03/26/waking-up-nurturing-thursday

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  5. Becca – your nurturing posts are great (it’s good your subscribers for today’s message aren’t narcissists! ;))

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  9. Elizabeth says:

    Hi Becca, thanks for the amazing! Here is my post:
    http://teandpaper.com/2015/03/26/nurturing-thursday-bookstore-shopping/
    Have a great Thursday!

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  10. Pingback: Nurturing Thursday: Bookstore shopping | teandpaper

  11. pattyalcala says:

    Thank you. And don’t you forget that you are amazing just the way you are! 😊

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