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CHAPTER 3

Accept Yourself “This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.” – William Shakespeare

Many people today do not accept themselves. “If only I were more beautiful.” “If only I had more money.” “If only I had married someone else.” If only, if only, if only. They live their lives with regret. If you do not love yourself first, you are incapable of loving others, for you have nothing to give. The media influence us powerfully. The media dictate what we should look like, feel like, and how we should live. It is impossible to do and be all these things, and at the end of the day it really does not matter. We are all unique with unique looks and talents. There has never been anyone on this earth who is exactly like you and there never will be again. You are one of a kind. There is great wisdom in the words “lose yourself to find yourself ” for no matter where you go, you will always be accompanied by yourself, so get to know and like that person. If you have regrets about being you, then the road to self-love is to shift your focus from yourself to others. By serving and reaching out to other people, you will grow in self-confidence, self-belief and self-love. Concentrate on helping the people around you and you will find your own happiness and a sense of well-being. Poise and self-confidence are available to each one of us. Each of us in our own way has to find the place where we can do life’s ordinary things in a manner that touches others and moves them to do great things with their own lives.

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You're Awesome - Living a Fulfilled Life  

You’re Awesome is about overcoming adversity and embracing life. It is about love, compassion and friendship. It is about communities standi...

You're Awesome - Living a Fulfilled Life  

You’re Awesome is about overcoming adversity and embracing life. It is about love, compassion and friendship. It is about communities standi...

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