Nurt Thurs – Perfect Candidate

165th Nurturing Thursday

1-21-16A

Be at peace — you are the perfect candidate!!


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Frequent Contributors to
Nurturing Thursday:

Meg Evans
Tea and Paper
{Grace}
ladyleemanila
Indira’s Blog
Chris’ Journaling Journey
mazeepuran
Jacqueline King
Inside the Mind of Isadora
Pocket Perspectives
Laurie’s Gentle Healing Notes

Welcome to our newest contributor:
Chris from Chris’ Journaling Journey

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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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15 Responses to Nurt Thurs – Perfect Candidate

  1. Thank you Becca for the Peace and Inspiration you share.. Have a wonderful weekend.. Love and Blessings your way.. Hugs Sue xxx

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  2. Elizabeth says:

    Hi Becca, we are always looking far away to find the answers, but they are inside ourselves. Here is my link:
    http://teandpaper.com/2016/01/21/nurturing-thursday-creativity/

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  5. Cee Neuner says:

    Hi Becca,
    I decided to play along and just not read your wonderful nourishing words.
    http://ceenphotography.com/2016/01/21/beccas-nurturing-thursday-january-21-2016/

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  7. Meg Evans says:

    Hi Becca, yes, all those expectations we put on other people without realizing it!
    http://megevans.com/2016/01/21/sunny-smile-nurturing-thursday

    Like

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  9. kittiesblue says:

    Love this. It is so true, but we often forget that.

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  11. Rupali says:

    Lovely message.

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  13. Indira says:

    SO BEAUTIFUL.Loved it. Thanks for sharing.

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