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Note to Self


Dear Self,

Hello, lovely. I've been neglecting you. Sometimes with all the bustle and stress of everyday life, I forget that you are the very most important thing, and for this I am deeply sorry. You deserve so much better than that.

I take you for granted all too often, and I desperately want to change this. I promise that I will try harder to treat you the way you deserve to be treated. I will allow you the sleep you need. I will feed you well. I will give you more time to be creative and I will I will allow you to fear and dream and hope and to be sad; I won't pretend that those feelings don't exist. I will tell you that I love you - often. I will dance with you and sing with you and I will do my best to make you feel beautiful and enchanting.

You deserve that.
We deserve that.

With so much love,
Ingrid

4 comments:

  1. What a beautiful post, I definitely need to treat myself better. :0)

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  2. It's so easy to forget how much nurturing we need just from ourselves. I've been demanding time when I can, finding bits and pieces around to take moments to indulge and trying to eat right and exercise. In the middle of all I'm doing, I started writing a novel. I'm not forcing myself to accomplish lots, but the space to get my thoughts down means so much.
    Hope you find time like that too, Ingrid.

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  3. true words you wrote here. we use to forget to think about ourselves. It's necessary to take a step back and ti find time for yourself.

    thank you for this beautiful post and your comment, dearest.

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  4. A lovely reminder that it's not selfish to take care of yourself. Thanks, Ingrid!

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