Do You Know Your A B C s?

A is for acceptance of myself and others.

B is for blamelessness and removing blame from my perceptions.

C is for compassion for everyone everywhere.

D is for detachment and letting others be themselves.

E is for expressing myself with love.

F is for freedom to be true to my divine nature.

G is Godliness, living it and seeing it everywhere.

H is for harmony within and without.

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I is for intuition and listening to mine while respecting yours.

J is for journaling and writing down my feelings, dreams, and thoughts.

K is for kindness toward humans and animals too.

L is for Love, always and for all.

M is for mindfulness and paying attention to my thoughts.

N is for Now, the only time there is.

O is for others and loving them as they are.

P is for positive attitudes towards all.

Q is for questions and asking them as I go.

R is for response-ability in all of my life.

S is for serenity, my choice each and every day.

T is for thankfulness for the great and the small.

U is for Universe, the One I adore.

V is for value which I recognize in all.

W is for willingness to be the best I can be.

X is for x-ray and making myself transparent.

Y is for yielding to the flow of life.

Z is for zest as I live life with enthusiasm.

Recommended Book:

Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life: The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
by Steven C. Hayes.

This book is not about overcoming pain or fighting emotions; it’s about embracing life and feeling everything it has to offer and choosing to live a life based on what matters most.

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About The Author

Marie T. Russell is the founder of InnerSelf Magazine (founded 1985). She also produced and hosted a weekly South Florida radio broadcast, Inner Power, from 1992-1995 which focused on themes such as self-esteem, personal growth, and well-being. Her articles focus on transformation and reconnecting with our own inner source of joy and creativity.

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