Nurt Thurs – Affecting You

 7-16-15 - Don't Let It Affect YouAren’t you glad you aren’t?

This is a reminder for me as well as my readers. Often, I try to understand the “whys” … all I really need to do is “let go” and be thrilled!


Frequent Contributors to
Nurturing Thursday:

Meg Evans
Grace Notes
Woman of Art and Mind
Jacqueline King
Inside the Mind of Isadora
Tea and Paper



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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7 Responses to Nurt Thurs – Affecting You

  1. Meg Evans says:

    And when you remember that, you’re not a victim anymore. 🙂


  2. Good one to remember, for sure! 🙂


  3. Letting go of other people’s sh&!, sending a blessing their way and returning back to my own heart…what a great nurturing prompt today. Thank you

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  5. I am very grateful that I’m the way I am, Becca ~ and I feel huge compassion for those who lash out in pain, bless them ❤️


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