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Love Your Body – Weight loss exercise 7


Identify where there is a lack of love in your life and be willing to address it. This includes being willing to love yourself and your body. Now is your time to be at peace with your body.

Exercise: Find a nice bottle of oil and anoint yourself with it from your toes and all the way up. Be in a clean, beautiful place with nice music playing and take your time. Then wrap yourself in a nice robe and relax. Once you’ve relaxed, go out and take a nice walk. Choose a beautiful garden or art museum and notice all the beauty around you. This ritual will symbolize the end of your abusive relationship with your body and the beginning of an honorable one.

Source: Williamson, Marianne. A course in weight-loss: 21 spiritual lessons for surrendering your weight forever.



Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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