How do we treat ourselves? What does that even mean? To help answer that question, let’s think about how we treat other people. How do we treat our favorite people? How do we treat strangers? How do we treat the people we like verses the people …
Here you will find a
to visit when you need a reminder
to unconditionally love yourself.
Lessons in Unconditional Self Love
Speaking to ourselves in a nurturing way can be a challenge if we rarely heard nurturing words in the early formative years of our lives. In fact, if we were highly criticized or neglected, we probably learned to criticize and neglect ourselves …
Unconditional self-love is our birth right; just as we were born with the right to love others we also have the right to love ourselves. Unconditional self-love is not something to be earned or deserved. It’s simply a seed planted within us …
“I like to interview artists who intentionally create art that has an uplifting message. I call this kind of art Healing Art. I believe art can be healing in 2 ways- through the creative process before it is finished or from meditating on the message of the finished piece.”
Interviews with My Favorite Artists
Mary Southard, a Sister of St. Joseph, is a professional artist whose fascination is the wonder and ongoing creativity of the Universe, most especially of our beautiful home, planet Earth. Her paintings and sculptures explore and give expression …
Leonie Dawson is an internationally best-selling author and illustrator of the 2019 My Shining Year goals workbooks, used by over 350,000 people worldwide. Mostly though, she just likes making stuff and sharing it with the world. Were you …
Marjolein Kruijt is an artist whose work is inspired by the beauty of nature. Animals have always been her core inspiration, capturing their essence and special messages, also in commissioned pet portraiture. Using all techniques, she favours …
“Inspiration to paint my art comes from the desire to look at life differently. When I am faced with a problem, I search my spiritual studies and my collected wisdom for advice. Once I realize the advice that I need to take, I think of the symbolism to convey that message and that is what I paint.”
I'm Rita Loyd. The inspiration to paint healing art came to me in 1996 as a way to cope with chronic fatigue syndrome.
When I first began to paint nurturing art, I didn’t know that my art was going to be about self-love.
I now feel that I know the “recipe” for unconditional self-love and when I apply that recipe to my life I am able to shift from a place of negativity and defeat to a place of healing and empowerment.