Reflecting on Valentine’s Day

Okay, I think for the past fifteen years I may have been looking at Valentine’s Day the wrong way. I don’t like the day. I think it puts pressure on relationships; I think it makes single people feel awful; and I think it advocates wasting money.

But then a friend was telling me about how she was just giving little gifts to people who had been really helpful to her this year and she wanted to let them know that she appreciated it. Last year a couple of people put together little care packages or gave me a flower, and it was so nice. I didn’t expect anything from anyone so each little surprise was a pleasant treat throughout the day, especially the cupcakes one of our neighbors left at our door.

Being thought of felt nice. So I think maybe that is the way to look at V-Day–A time to send a card or put a little something together for anyone you love and care for. I hope to think of […]

Reflecting on Valentine’s Day2017-09-12T19:34:29-04:00

Love Yourself

This Valentine’s Day give yourself a little love.  What do you most need or want today?  Do you need time to yourself?  Do you  need a day off from exercise?  Do you need exercise because it makes you feel good?  Do you need to read that book you’ve been wanting?  Do you need to go see a movie?  Do you want to stay in or go out?

Make a point to show yourself that you HEART you.  It’s wonderful if you have someone else who loves you too, but your love for yourself should be the most important.  So show yourself you care.
Love Yourself2017-09-12T19:31:37-04:00