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You Are a Beautiful Work-in-Progress

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Creating a Self-Portrait

Healing Lesson of the Day

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Self acceptance is powerful. Simply put, it is up to each of us how we view ourselves, and, largely, how others see us too. No one is perfect, we all have character flaws. But, focusing on any imperfections for the purpose of berating yourself is not a loving act. Visualize that you are an unfinished painting on a canvas. Imagine that you are the painter with brush in hand, playing with the colors and experimenting with new techniques. Each stroke on the canvas gives you new insights into who you are at the moment and also who you are striving to become. You are creating your own self-portrait. You are a beautiful work-in-progress. Believe It!

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