Self Love

Do You Want a Magical Life? Simply Give It to Yourself

Do You Want a Magical Life? Simply Give It to Yourself

It seems hard to believe that a little bit more self-love every day can add up to a life filled with the magic of happiness, but it works.  And it is perfectly magical! Giving yourself love is really easy to do once you understand what it is and then get the hang of it.  So, what is it anyway?  It is making the effort to put your attention on things that please you for the simple reason of...

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Your Daily Focus: Gratitfulnespiation

Yesterday was Thanksgiving. I was reminded by a friend that we in the United States (and Canada) are lucky to have holidays that revolve around thankfulness. As I was drenching myself in the energy of this day, I found myself lost in appreciation rather than gratitude or thankfulness. I will explain the difference I perceive later. As I was thinking of all the things I am thankful for, I found...

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Your Daily Focus: Trust

Trust. What an intriguing concept. What is it exactly, and how is it defined? Can you trust someone based on what they say? “Trust me, I wouldn’t hurt you.” It’s nice to hear those words, but is it enough? Can you trust someone based on what they do? Can you research all of their past history and see if they have been true to their word? Can you trust someone based on the look in their eyes? If...

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Your Daily Focus: Simplicities

A breath. A kiss. Tiny fingers. Puppy licks. Hot coffee. Iced chai. Shoes. Warm sun. Cool breeze. Brown eyes. Friendship. Laughter. Do re mi. Puffy clouds. Smooth roads. Foreign languages. Smiling hearts. Knock-knock jokes. Fresh air. Fast horses. Creators. Auto seat warmers. Machu Picchu. Palm trees. Sunrises. Garlic bread. Short skirts. Brown skin. Red skin. Yellow skin. White skin. Autobahn....

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Your Daily Focus: Yellow Penguin

Sometimes the deepest insights into ourselves and others can come from the simplest places. We need simply to pay attention. If you have not answered the four questions from yesterday’s Daily Focus, please go back and do it before you read this post. Yesterday’s Focus is called “Colored Animals” and can be found at http://www.rickschaefermd.com/blog/general/daily-focus-colored-animals/ Here is...

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Your Daily Focus: Colored Animals

Here’s a really fun way to gain insight into yourself and others. I would like you to play along with me and simply answer the following questions. So please grab a pen and paper and write down your answer to the following four questions: What is your favorite color? Not for your clothing or for your car, or the walls of your living room, but simply your favorite. Let your answer be the color...

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