“The beauty of actually doing the work of self-appreciation is it keeps you in the present moment, breathing and appreciating yourself right were you are.” 

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“Self-Appreciation helps you stay mindful of the present moment.”

Mindfulness is such a powerful tool for living.  The first time I discovered the power of mindfulness was at a mastermind retreat in 2011.   I took that experience and wrote a very short eBook, Manifesting Mindfulness, to help remind me how to be fully in the present moment while moving forward in life.

Doing the work of self-Appreciation helps me be mindful of the present moment and mine for the rich waves of emotions that lie just under the surface at any given moment.  “The WORK” of self-appreciation is sharing with others what you appreciate about yourself.  Practicing the self-appreciation throughout the day helps keep your mind on what you appreciate about yourself in each moment in time.

As I practice self-appreciation for this moment, I appreciate myself for writing this blog post.  I appreciate myself for writing one reason to do the work of self-appreciation.  I also appreciate how this one reason, ‘it helps you stay mindful of the present moment’, reminded me of my eBook and another reason I can in this moment appreciate myself.  I appreciate myself for seeing the value in publishing that short eBook and not getting caught up in thinking that the value of a book is measured in how many pages it contains.  I appreciate myself for sharing a tiny part of my journey with others.

It feels like I am giving back to the universe and that feels really good.

Go to The Sacred Art of Self-Appreciation on Facebook to share what you appreciate about yourself.