When in a time of emotional or physical struggle, it's important to remember you only get one body in this lifetime, one physical being in which to live your fullest life. I believe that to promote your own healing from within, you have to stop comparing yourself to other people, or how you used to be. You each have your own DNA, and your own journey in life. You also can't measure yourself against what you used to be. Turn inward to consider what you can become now!
Comparing is the root cause of suffering. Every time you say "I used to..." as in "I used to be thinner, younger, fitter..." you are comparing.I came across a great article that started off with this thought, and as I read, the article branched off into other amazing ways to stop limiting yourself and start enhancing your life. Some of my favorite excerpts are:
Plan a "daily uplift." Do one small thing that inspires you or touches your spirit.
How often are you disappointed? Are you too attached to life unfolding in a particular way? Try saying this: "I want such and such... or something better." This way, you are manifesting what you do want...
Try this mini relaxation exercise: breathe in and say "I am," breathe out and say "At Peace."
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What do you think? Have you tried any of these techniques? What do you do to enhance your life?