Forgetting The Most Important Relationship In Your Life?

By

Forgetting The Most Important Relationship In Your Life?
Forget to put the relationship with yourself on your to-do list? You've just given away your power!

So often women expect of others what we don't give ourselves and with regard to relationships, this is one of the five mistakes we make that give our power away.

We must develop an excellent relationship with our self before we expect them with others because we expect our mate to: love us; trust us; cherish us; respect and honor our bodies, personal boundaries and true value; but we don't love, trust, cherish, respect or honor ourselves.

If we are not getting what we want it's because we're not giving ourselves what we have.
As women, aside from our relationship with our spiritual source (God, Universe, Source, etc) the relationships we depend on are family, friends and significant other. Notice that the biggest relationship is with our spiritual source of energy and then we bypass ourselves completely and drop down (sometimes way down) to other people.

Know that you cannot give to others what you do not already possess. Giving love when you have none for yourself is false love and a ploy to get approval.

Nurturing someone else's body without nurturing your own is also false. You get the picture!

6 Steps to Develop The Most Important Relationship of Your Life:

  1. Cherish and honor your body with good nutrition and exercise to serve it as it serves you
  2. Establish and enforce personal boundaries to protect your confidence in who you are and what you stand for first and foremost
  3. Recognize your true value by reminding yourself of what you have to offer to avoid looking outside of yourself for approval
  4. Talk to yourself, ask yourself questions, answer honestly, get to know yourself, journal
  5. Celebrate EVERYTHING!
  6. Be your best friend - take yourself out, treat yourself to something you've always wanted to do whether free like a walk or paid like a play or dinner


When You Develop The MOST Important Human Relationship in Your Life, You will:

  1. Feel stronger emotionally
  2. Feel stronger mentally
  3. Feel comfortable in your skin
  4. Be more inspired to exercise
  5. Have greater peace of mind
  6. Have fun when no one is around
  7. Change things you don't like about your life
  8. Be more careful who you choose as friends
  9. Handle stress better
  10. Have more peace of mind
  11. Feel much closer to your spiritual source of energy
  12. Feel happier regardless of what other people say or do

Now you realize how powerful it is to develop the most important relationship in your life; the one with yourself!

For more great tips and strategies on how to nurture your relationship with yourself and feel fulfilled with peace of mind, get your free weekly Positive Woman Tip + bonus eBook and audio book at Positive Women Rock now. Just click on the "Gift" page. See you there.

This article was originally published at . Reprinted with permission.
Article contributed by

Kelly Rudolph

Life Coach

Kelly Rudolph
Certified Life Coach | Certified Hypnotherapist | Founder of PositiveWomenRock | Speaker/Presenter

Coach Kelly Rudolph walks her talk and implements her own personal growth plan on a dialy basis, translating into greater understanding, experience and strategies for her clients.

Her personal story is one of tragedy-to-triumph. Learn more at: PositiveWomenRock.com

Join Kelly on her Positive Women Rock Facebook page and sign up for her FREE Life Strategies.
 

Location: La Jolla, CA
Credentials: ACC, CHT
Specialties: Life Management, Life Transitions, Stress Management
Other Articles/News by Kelly Rudolph:

Adults Get Bullied, Too — And It Hurts Just As Much

By

Have you ever had a gal-pal who insisted on behaving like a teenage girl with an identity crisis? I know, teenage girls and identity crises are synonymous, but what is the impact of an adult woman playing the same games? Let's say you are in a group of friends who go out together every weekend and have a great time. But suddenly, you begin seeing photos ... Read more

Is There Ever A Good Reason To Be Friends With Benefits?

By

The common definition of "friends with benefits" is a sexual relationship with someone to whom you do not have any emotional ties or commitment. While there are valid reasons why you may engage in this type of partnership, there are also many why you may reconsider. Let's dig a bit deeper into this topic so you can make an educated ... Read more

How To Tell If Your Relationship Is Emotionally Abusive

By

Having had my share of abusive relationships, I was inspired to become a Certified Life Coach and Personal Safety Trainer & Self-Defense Instructor to teach others about the signs that a relationship is veering into unhealthy territory. Stick with me here and you'll learn about why emotional abuse (or any other kind of abuse) occurs. Emotional abuse ... Read more

See More

Ask The Experts

Have a dating or relationship question?
Visit Ask YourTango and let our experts and community answer.