I Looked Into My Eyes

My phone woke me up this morning. Not really, I woke up, went to my computer and did some online research and pre-connecting to people who I found and thought are doing awesome stuff in the eating disorder recovery realm. Then I went back to sleep. Then a phone call woke me up.

A missed call. I didn’t pick it up in time. My mom called. I called her back 3 times until she picked up. Then I realized she called on accident and I took that as a sign that I should get out of bed, leave my room and start enjoying the day.

What’s the first thing I do? I walk to the bathroom. Why? I have to pee. What do I do before I pee? I look into the mirror, and I looked into my eyes.

And what did I see?

A pic of me looking into my eyes. Fitting. 🙂

I am beautiful. My first-top-of-the-head-morning thought, “I am Beautiful!” “Hey sexy, hey. Hey sexy eyes.” <- Okay, I didn’t say the second part with “sexy eyes”, but why not? I’m saying it now. 🙂

The first thoughts we have in the morning can be a powerful driving force of how our day will play out. After looking into my eyes and calling myself beautiful, I have had loads of awesome, positive energy. And I love it! 🙂

Energy is my best friend, because I am energy, I cultivate it, I nurture it, energy is representative of my relationship with myself.

How would your life be different if you had a great relationship with yourself? How would your life be different if you started your morning out with positive thoughts?

Tomorrow morning, right now — think about what you are grateful for. What do you love about yourself? What impassions you? Share your thoughts below, speak them out loud, write them out and put them on your bathroom mirror, share them with a friend. 🙂

Let your thoughts guide you today, and let them be positive.


Emelina Minero writes for Curve Magazine and EDGE Media Network. She’s working on launching her own progressive LGBTQ publication. She’s a Connection Connoisseur, Networking Maven and Self-Love Enthusiast. She founded Community Bucket List and co-founded the Love Warrior Community. Find her on Twitter, @CommKr8veWriter.


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I'm passionate about people, community, self-love and the diversity in the human experience.
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