Radical Self Love: Questions

I am trying to catch up with the "assignments" in the Radical Self Love exercise, and I really like filling out questionnaires for some reason, so here goes this one:

What does RADICAL SELF LOVE mean to you?
To me it means not only being comfortable with yourself, but genuinely liking and being able to see yourself without judgment or negativity, so that you can in turn see the world without assumptions and  love and accept others as well as yourself.

If you were engaging in RADICAL SELF LOVE on a daily basis, what would that look like?
It would probably look beautiful! Well, I think that for myself and many people out there, guy or girl, how you perceive yourself and how you look at any given moment can reflect your inner spaces, but can also change them, uplift them or depress them. So feeling and looking good are both important aspects of  loving yourself and taking care of yourself.

What small pieces of that can you bring into your life TODAY?
Learning to focus on the big and little things, all beautiful things and sights around you, the things your body and mind are capable of, the piece of jewelry that makes you smile or the adorable coat that keeps you warm, or just the breath that keeps it all going for each one of us.

Which qualities or attributes would you like to bring into your own life via the application of RADICAL SELF LOVE?
I would like to embrace my flaws and use less judgment, both about myself and other people. I want to find my best path and then get on it. I would like to learn to be able to give and accept love, in it's many forms, more easily and more frequently.

What beliefs do you currently hold that are stifling your regular expression of RADICAL SELF LOVE?
Hmm, I've been working on this issue for a bit, but I think I still struggle pretty often with self-doubt and shyness, and keeping a distance from others also results in my feeling even more alien and weird.

Are the people & activities in your life HELPING or HINDERING you in your quest for RADICAL SELF LOVE? Would you be better off without them?
Well, my work is definitely hindering me in many areas, but my hobbies are becoming ever more suited to my tastes and predilections, which helps me feel more confident, assertive, and hopeful. I try to only be around people who don't complain or gossip. I've got a lot of work to do!

How can you reflect RADICAL SELF LOVE in the way you speak, the way you dress, the way you decorate your house, the work you do?
I'm beginning to see how compromising who you are, from the little things like your tastes to your values and beliefs, will never ensure that everyone will like you, and it makes you miserable. It seems like Radical Self Love could be as simple as: Enjoying what you enjoy, taking care of yourself and others, being nice to yourself and others, wearing what you want to wear, and dancing when you want to dance.

Who could you use as a RADICAL SELF LOVE role model?  
Hmm, I can't really think of anyone, but I guess I'd have to say the loving, caring, supportive, celebratory, charming Southern ladies and gentlemen in the book I'm reading right now, The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder. Is it strange that I don't know anyone that I would consider a model of radical self love? Oh, wait! My friend Melissa is a crazy girl with unbridled enthusiasm and appreciation for life and whose presence is a refreshing shift in energy.

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