Skinny Wednesday: 10 Things

March 16, 2011

Hi Friends! Happy Wednesday!

Last week I shared some things I’m doing to slim down my day, mentally. And I like the concept of Skinny Wednesdays for releasing negativity. Like I wrote last week: “It’s time to unload those plates, decompress that brain, and take the weight of the world off from your shoulders. Today is about allowing life to flow. To just happen.”

So here we go. Your assignment for today’s Skinny Wednesday is to write 10 things. Simple. But really do try it.

  1. On a piece of paperΒ  write down the name of a person (you know personally or not) that you look up to, admire, respect, etc. Maybe even a someone you are slightly jealous of.
  2. Write 10 things you respect or admire about that person.
  3. Read it out loud.
  4. At the top of that paper, cross out their name.
  5. At the top of that paper of things you admire and respect, write YOUR name.
  6. Read it out loud with the intention that you wrote these things for you.
  7. Read it again if you need to, but absorb the words of admiration and respect that you have written about yourself.
  8. Accept that these things are really about you, who you are and who you are working towards.
  9. Smile.
  10. Have a wonderful Skinny Wednesday.


Feel free to use the comments area as your piece of paper. I’ll be doing this there later.

{ 16 comments… read them below or add one }

Christin@purplebirdblog March 19, 2011 at 1:39 PM

I do kind of an opposite thing to this in that if I’m angry with someone I pray for them to have all the blessings and love that I have everyday for 2 weeks. Leaves me feeling better every time! πŸ™‚


yo yo mama March 18, 2011 at 11:30 AM

I think it was the Moody Blues who said, “And one day you’ll discover that all the love you’ve been giving has all been meant for you.”


(what runs) Lori March 17, 2011 at 8:24 AM

This was actually a great exercise for me to do. I chose a blog reader and owner for my list of positive traits. It worked great… although I’m less organized than she is. πŸ˜‰


Ela March 17, 2011 at 8:19 AM

What a great idea! Yay for creating our positive realities…


Alisa Fleming March 17, 2011 at 6:50 AM

Where do you get all of these fun ideas?


Chuck March 16, 2011 at 9:11 PM

Awesome post- I love this idea. I’m living the motto “positive and confident” right now


kalli March 16, 2011 at 4:52 PM

love this! thank you for sharing πŸ™‚


julie March 16, 2011 at 3:36 PM

what a GENIUS idea! i think today i would have put my boss she’s so smart and gives me so much responsibility and what not at work its just very inspiring! plus shes a great mentor and without her i wouldn’t be where i am today! if it wasn’t my boss then every other day of my life it’s fo sho my mama!


Monique March 16, 2011 at 2:24 PM

Such a good idea! I like this weekly process too πŸ™‚


Christine (The Raw Project) March 16, 2011 at 1:03 PM

Great idea, how fun! Thanks.


Kat March 16, 2011 at 1:02 PM

Such an awesome and incredible idea girl


chrysta March 16, 2011 at 11:02 AM

Great idea!!!


Lindsay Cotter March 16, 2011 at 6:30 AM

hehe, this is so cool! thanks for the idea.


Katie March 16, 2011 at 6:18 AM

So this kind of didn’t work for me, as some of the traits were NOT at all applicable to me (aka she’s a giving and wonderful MOTHER), but still…great exercise! πŸ™‚


Sable@SquatLikeALady March 16, 2011 at 6:11 AM

This is beautiful!! I am going to share my list with the person whose name I *initially* wrote at the top too to brighten their day πŸ™‚ What a wonderful exercise!


Ernie March 16, 2011 at 4:44 AM

Really don’t want to out the person I wrote about (L__i)!! Totally put a SMILE on my face. Feeling Skinnier already!!
Love Skinny Wednesday but lets not totally go off the deep end … Gonna need my fix of Yumminess tomorrow!!!


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