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It is often said that the only person responsible for your happiness is yourself, so over the last couple of weeks, I have been focussing on self-love to see how much this could affect my happiness. I set myself on a mission to find as many ways as I could to love and nurture myself.

Each morning as I awoke, I would think about different ways that I could have fun. As a result of this thought process, something really interesting started to happen, the more I focused on fun the more opportunities for fun seemed to come into my world.  What I also noticed is that I was looking for lots of small ways that I could nurture myself.  I made time for myself and shifted from being reactive to proactive.  I started lots of mini-projects that I know would be fun.  I played outside with my children, I made time to chat to my best friend on the phone, I hand wrote mini ‘love notes’ to another for her birthday, I enjoyed time sitting on the couch cuddling my little dog, enjoyed reading an inspiring book outside in the sunshine, and the list goes on.

What did I get from the experience of focusing on loving myself more?  I realised that in order to love yourself you need to make the choice to do so.  Then the law of attraction brings in the elements that will fulfill your intention.

  • Step 1 – Intention – to love me more, by having more fun in my life.
  • Step 2  – Allowing – Being open to any way that the universe can respond to your intention.
  • Step 3 – Be open to receiving and being present in the moment.

It’s amazing how a small change in my thought process at the beginning of the day had such a large impact on my happiness at the end of the day.  Many small achievements added up to an increased feeling of joy and well-being.

I hope your day is filled with many small insights and moments of happiness,

With love,

Lisa xoxo


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Lisa Brandis
Author: Lisa Brandis

Lisa Brandis is the Founder and Director of Intuitive Reiki International and is Australia’s first Intuitive Reiki Master and Teacher. She is highly sought after for her practical spiritual teachings and transformative energy healings. Lisa holds the vision to inspire, educate, and empower others to make a difference in the world using their intuition and the practice of Reiki.