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Image by  Freepik    Unveiling Your Best Self: Everyday                     Strategies for Optimal Well-Being      In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it's easy to neglect our well-being. However,                 incorporating simple yet effective strategies into our routines can significantly enhance       how we look and feel each day. From gratitude practices to mindful movement, let's             explore a holistic approach to nurturing our physical, mental, and emotional health,             courtesy of  Redefining the Face of Beauty .     Cultivate Gratitude         Embracing a mindset of gratitude  can transform how we perceive the world around us.       Take a moment each day to reflect on the things you're thankful for, whether it's a               supportive friend, a delicious meal, or a beautiful sunset. Cultivating gratitude can               enhance your overall outlook on life and contribute to a sense of contentment and                fulfillment.    
He loves you? He loves you....NOT?? He loves you?
LET THE GAMES BEGIN!






ROUND ONE:
SCENARIO 1:
 
He wants to move your relationship forward, but you tell him you are not ready. 

IF HE SAYS.....

"I can wait as long as you need. I really do not want to pressure you into anything. Take your time."
"I love you!"



HE LOVES YOU!

 Words used to describe "patient"
diligent
persevering
enduring
long-suffering
forbearing
 tolerant
unhurried

BUT, IF HE SAYS.....

"You are taking to much time! I want to.......get married? have sex? move in?"
    "I love you soooo much! I just want to be with you! Can't you see that?


HE LOVES YOU....
"He loves you as much as I love my new couch....
I showed lots of patience by the way!!!!!!!!!" 
NOT!
"Patience" is not:
intolerance 
peremptoriness, strictness,
aloofness.
restlessness, restiveness,
nervousness, hastiness, impetuosity.




How to be "patient."



  
 
ROUND TWO:
SCENARIO 2:
An unexpected family crisis occurs the same weekend of his birthday. When you call him....

  
IF HE SAYS.....

"I know this is really a bad time....I will just call you back later. Go spend time with your family. They need you more right now."

"I love you."

HE LOVES YOU! 

 Words used to describe "kind."

benevolent, benign, bounteous,
charitable, clement, compassionate,
congenial, considerate, cordial,
courteous, friendly, generous, gentle,
good, gracious, humane, indulgent,
kind-hearted, kindly, lenient, loving, mild,
neighbourly, obliging, philanthropic,
affectionate, amiable, amicable,
beneficent,
understanding
propitious, sympathetic, tender-hearted,




BUT, IF HE SAYS.....
    "Who cares? Your family can wait. No biggie. Call me in five!"
"I love you more!"

  

HE LOVES YOU.....
He loves you like I love my new shoes!
Totally fetch!
NOT!

You are NOT "kind" if you are:

cruel, hard-hearted, harsh,
heartless, merciless, severe,
unkind, unsympathetic, vicious
 

13 steps How to be kind!



ROUND THREE:
SCENARIO 3:
You bought a hot new head turning dress to wear out with your friends.

IF HE SAYS.....
    "Wow! You are going to be snapping necks left and right! I don't mind. You are beautiful!."
"I love you!"
HE LOVES YOU!

You are not "envious" if you:
comfort, confidence, contentedness,
good will, kindness, pleasure

BUT, IF HE SAYS.....
    "No reason for you to dress nice. Other guys do not need to look at you. It's me that you should impress!"
    "I love you, I want you all to myself. My eyes only....."

HE LOVES YOU....
He loves you like I love my new bedroom set!
NOT!

Words used to describe being "envious."

backbiting, coveting, covetousness,
enviousness, green-eyed monster, evil eye,
grudging, hatred, heartburn, ill will,
jaundiced eye, lusting, malevolence, malice,
maliciousness, malignity,
Good men like women who dress like:
You get a nice promotion possibly making more money than him.....



 
BUT, IF HE SAYS.....

"Do you know how many awards I won last year? Too many! More than you or my colleagues. Incredible right?"
    "I am sorry, you were telling me something about your scholarship....continue....because I love you and I want to hear all about you!"
NOT!
 



50 Ways to be more humble!

HE LOVES!


complimentary, ex officer, formal,
 honor is cause, in name or title only,
 unofficial, unpaid
 



HE LOVES YOU....
disrepute, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, odium,
opprobrium, reproach, scandal, shame abuse,
affront, discourtesy, indignity, insult,
offence, outrage, sacrilege, slight
 
 
3 "Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, 4 not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others
(Philippians 2:3)."

How to honor yourself!


 
 




philanthropic, self-denying, selfless, self-sacrificing,
ungrudging, unselfish

self-centred, self-interested,
self-seeking, ungenerous