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Be your own best friend

fran walshin - young at heart bugWould you stop what you are doing to care for a friend? Would you comfort him or her in times of trouble and need? Would you be supportive and motivating when he or she needs it?

If there was a person whom you wanted to befriend, what would you do to create and nurture that relationship? Call once in a while, set a date to meet. Do fun things together, plan a trip, be a good listener.

What makes you a good friend to others? You might want to ask your closest friends that question. Then turn around and ask yourself if you are doing those things for you.

  • Maybe we treat other people better than we treat ourselves.
  • Maybe their needs are more important than our own.
  • Maybe we would tell them how important they were to us.
  • Maybe we would buy them gifts.
  • Maybe we would be accepting and love them unconditionally.
  • Maybe we would listen and not judge them.

Is it possible that you deserve the same? Consider that it is a gift to take care of yourself.

Today I become my own best friend. I treat myself with respect as I honor who I am. I speak warm loving words to myself.

Affectionately,

Fran
fran.lifecoach@yahoo.com

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