Monthly Archives: September 2013

Loving oneself

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9 ways to love oneself: Louis Hay

  1. Stop self critic
  2. Stop scaring yourself
  3. Never scold yourself: be soft and loving to yourself
  4. Take care of your body: good hygiene, exercise, good food, good sleep
  5. Be good with your mind: read, learn, have positive thoughts
  6. Laugh at yourself: use a healthy distance with the events occuring
  7. Love yourself right away: don t wait to get the academic degree, the new clothing, the new car, the new job, add or lose weight: be happy now!
  8. Look at yourself in the mirror and say your name and “I love you, your are wonderful”
  9. Forgiveness: it’s important to view “What people have done to you” as an opportunity to push your own limits and learn more about your strengths. Remember everything that does not kill you makes you stronger. Always keep in mind Mandela’s example: ” Forgiveness is a very powerful weapon”
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Article on Standard Digital: The brave boy who confronted the terrorists

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Following last Saturday 21st’s  news in Westgate here is an inspirational article on the matter.

Compiled by Sheila Kimani (@sheilakimm)

Soon after his mother had been shot on the thigh during the Westgate mall terror incident, Elliot Prior, a four-year-old British boy showed astonishing bravery by confronting the marauding gunman who ended up begging for his forgiveness.

Elliot Prior, from Windsor, Berkshire, told one of the terrorists that he was a ‘very bad man’ as he protected his mother, Amber, who had been shot in the leg, and six-year-old sister Amelie.

Incredibly, the attacker took pity on the family and bizarrely handed the children Mars bars before telling them: ‘Please forgive me, we are not monsters.’

All this was going on as gunfire rent the air but the family stayed strong hoping for the best.

His mother (Amber, a film producer) told of how she was on the queue to…

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