Tag: love is everything

Self-love isn’t all roses and sunshine

Self-love is not always beautiful baths and mani/pedis. It isn’t always roses and sunshine. We take our selves on dates and get our nails done, but sometimes it’s about dressing up and showing up in all aspects of your life even when life is tough. 

Cloudy skies make for amazing love.

There are so many times where we are in the dumps because we lost our job or a family member died. It will be hard to love yourself. It will be hard to get out of bed and make life happen. 

When you are struggling because of a death, or depression, or any other tough situation, this is the most important time to show up for yourself. It is the best and most important time to love yourself. Not everyone can be there to helps us out of our funks, so we have to be there for us. We have to be there for ourselves because we have us all day every day forever, so give yourself the love you need.

Self-love is cooking yourself a good meal instead of eating fast food. 

Taking care of our bodies and making sure we are eating healthy meals is the best way to help us deal with whatever hardships we are dealing with. It gives us more power and energy to cry, scream, and feel the emotions we need to feel.

Self-love is getting out of bed even if we feel as though we have a boulder on our chests.

Getting out of bed is a huge step when we feel so down and upset. It is a huge accomplishment to wake up on time to show up for our lives. This can be a huge power struggle because when we are struggling we feel we need sleep. Our bodies use so much energy to deal with death or depression it is important to get sleep, but it is also just as important to get out of bed and do what we need.

Self-love is creating a life that you don’t need a break from.

Self-love is making choices in our lives that allow us to be free from drama and stress. It is about living the “vacation life” all the time. I don’t really mean living on vacation… What I am trying to say is that we need to live our best lives. Since I am not the best with my words on this topic I will use an example from my life. 

An example from my life would be living in Costa Rica. I live in paradise yet I am not on vacation all the time. I still go to work. I still make a living and I still hustle. I am not waiting for my next vacation to have a break. I have time during the week to take time for myself. I don’t work a stressful job that keeps being on my toes all the time. 

This can be done no matter where you live as long as you set your life up that way. Get rid of things and people that are no longer working for you.

Self-love is looking at your life honestly and moving forward.

Looking at your life honestly in all areas. When you are honest about your failures and disappointments and start to move forward is self-love. It is just so important to see our failures and loving ourselves whole-heartedly and making the best of it. That is how grow and love happens. When a friend makes a mistake, we forgive and move forward. We should do the same with ourselves. 

Self-love is being who you truly are meant to be.

We tend to look at other’s lives and want to model what they do and who they are. We should live our lives as our own. We should be who we truly are. If we are introverts, we should be that. Do our bests to live our lives the way we are supposed to live, not living it how someone else wants us to live. 

Give yourself love.

Give yourself the love you deserve, every day even when times are tough. Make it a habit of loving yourself. The more you do it the easier it gets. It is so important to be there for you no matter how hard it is. Your life is worth it. YOU ARE WORTH IT! YOU ARE LOVEABLE!

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When life gets you down, what do you do?

Give up, feel pitty? 

NO WAY! I keep fighting and I keep trying even if I get knocked down.

The last few months have been tough. I know you guys don’t know everything, but switching jobs has been tough. I haven’t been making the money I need to make to survive. I am making it happen because of some support from friends and family. 

I know my worth and won’t settle for less when it comes to which company I work for to teach English. I love teaching with Open English because I always have classes when I work. The problem is they don’t pay much. I also work for VIPKid, but it has been slow to gain students. I have been looking for other companies like VIPKid, but haven’t found the perfect one. 

Am I letting this stop me from living my best life? 

HELL NO!! I am doing everything I can to make it work. I am unstoppable. I’m not letting this stop me. I am fighting and I am so pumped for what happens in the future. I know my life is getting better because the struggle is real.

I have been interviewing with as many companies to find the perfect one. I also scored a job with an amazing girl here in Costa Rica. I’m helping her with her blog and learning along the way. I took over managing a facebook group which has been an amazing experience. Even though I am not making money I am gaining so much self-confidence and experience that it is well worth it! 

The Universe knows all!

In the last few weeks, I have been thinking about moving. I live farther from the beach so I don’t take as many photos of the sunsets for the blog. I don’t have as many beautiful places in my house to showcase for my blog. I miss the beach. I miss the town of Brasilito. I knew everyone and everyone knew me. At my place now, I don’t know anyone. It’s not a community. Even though I am an introvert, I can learn so much from being around people. I miss the connection I had in my old town.

Yesterday, it all started. I went to a swap meet for the facebook group I now run. I ran into a lady who lives in Brasilito. Her apartment complex has some openings. It would be 2 minutes from the beach, a hotel with a pool I can use 100 meters away, and it has plenty of space for Nina to run. I went to check out her place and fell in love. The only problem is she doesn’t allow pets.

Today, my landlord tells me I owe him $180 for electricity. I already pay him $60 so it’s so much more. I can’t afford that. And IT IS OUTRAGEOUS!! In my old apartment, I never paid over $100 for electricity and the room was smaller. I am feeling like it is all happening because it’s meant to be for me to move. 

The only thing standing in the way is the apartment I want may not let me live there because of Nina. I am going to talk to her tomorrow, hopefully, I can convince her to let us move in. If it doesn’t happen, I know the universe has a plan.

“Love is everything”

As I sit here typing, I am watching soul surfer. It is the story of Bethany Hamilton. The girl who lost her arm to a shark attack while surfing. She beat all odds to get back out there to surf. She hit some big waves, and she overcame them all. 

In the movie, she said love and compassion were what helped her through. While she was in Thailand helping the people recover after the massive tsunami, she realized that it’s not about surfing, it’s about love. She allowed herself to love herself again even though she wasn’t “whole”.

She inspired so many people with her attempt to get back out on the waves. She lost and she got beat down, but she tried. It is all about love and trying. In the movie, Bethany stated that she would never change what happened to her because she has more love now than she ever could with two arms. 

The more you overcome your difficulties, the more love you have for yourself. You see how strong you are and you see what you are capable of accomplishing. 

Change isn’t easy, but it’s worth it.

I am scared about moving houses. I also know that moving houses is the best thing for me and my career. In the last month, I have conquered so many fears. I am staying calm and looking forward to the future. I have realized that even though I am an empath and an introvert, I can have the relationships I desire to have. 

Change is hard, and it is what can bring you a life-changing event. So, what are you afraid to do because you think you’re not good enough or capable enough? I can tell you from experience that none of that is true. You are GOOD ENOUGH and CAPABLE ENOUGH to have whatever you want in life. You have to work for it. You have to feel uncomfortable and do what no one else would do. 

I promise a short time of being uncomfortable will change your entire future. Feeling uncomfortable is temporary if you learn, grow, fight, and never give up. 

Go after your dreams. Make a statement. Live your best life. Be free!