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17-Mar-2011

Draw Me Peaceful

Mandalas for Self Love

Self-love. It's a concept that, when put into practice, yields ineffable results. Practical ways to develop self-love are abundant. Think and say only kind things to yourself. Buy yourself gifts. Meditate. Spend time in nature. Do yoga. Draw. Sing. Anything you do, with an eye toward nurturing yourself will help you develop the habit of feeling loved.

Start today with a gift to yourself. Download and print this black and white mandala. (See below for pdf file download.) Find a quiet place alone. Empty a fresh pack of markers or colored pencils onto the table. Take a couple of deep breaths, and play soothing music if you like. Then let your hand be drawn to the color it wants to start with and begin to breathe life into your mandala. Trust the decisions you make about color and placement until it's finished. Don't second-guess or question yourself. Don't let your mind take over. Feel the process of bringing this mandala to life.

Once you get going, you'll lose yourself in the process. It's a form of meditation that anyone can do. Your mind is still, your body is engaged and your soul is smiling. You're building self-trust and trust is the fuel for self-love. When you're finished, buy a frame and hang your artwork on the wall. Your mandala will faithfully deliver to you your own peaceful energy, reminding you that you are loved. That you ARE love.

Black & White Mandala Black & White Mandala (4352 KB)

Dana
Freedom Pioneer, Lover of Lines
Nine Tomatoes
Recommended Read: The Mandala Book: Patterns of the Universe by Lori Bailey Cunningham

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sylvia commented on 27-Apr-2011 05:56 AM5 out of 5 stars

Love YogamInt...thank you so much for sharing your wisdom...blessings, Namaste Sylvia Martin. Love your site.....amazing! Yogamint is a gift to our world!

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