Archive for November, 2007

At Thanksgiving, don’t forget to give thanks to yourself!

November 19, 2007

isa-bellsai-phot-low-res.jpgWhat is Thanksgiving about?

I am French, but I immediately adopted the tradition of Thanksgiving when I moved to the US. I liked the opportunity to have a holiday and a party of course, but most of all I loved the idea of acknowledging the people I cherish. I don’t know if it is true for you, but I realize that I don’t show enough to the people I appreciate, how much I care for them. Thanksgiving is a great opportunity to remedy to this situation.

This leads me to think of the deepest and most meaningful relationship of all, that we can have in this life time… The one that will allow us to thrive in our relationship with others and in our life. Do you see what I am talking about…? Yes, I am referring to the relationship we have with ourselves.

For many, this one is not obvious. But it gets even trickier when we add weight issues. Why? Because of this negative body image which can become our inner hurricane destroying self-esteem, self love, self-confidence… And leaves us with the ruin of the one we were or could be. (more…)