My young son (Ari Salmansohn) now does this very adorable thing.
After he draws a picture – or does anything he’s happy about – he says the following two syllables:
I love this!
I love how Ari takes a moment to be fully present, appreciative, proud!
Ari doesn’t let the moment fly by speedily. He lets himself take a moment for a little self-lovin’.
“Ta da!” he says and looks at his work of art soooo proudly.
You know how “om” is supposed to be a sound to say which helps us to feel good inside?
If you’re embarrassed – just do it when you’re alone.
Maybe it’s during your day at work – after you’ve done a bit of work you’re proud about.
Take a moment to say “Ta da!” -pause – and fully appreciate what you’ve done.
Or….even on the weekends – after a spin class or after doing the laundry.
I’m joking – but I’m serious.
“Ta da!” is fun to say – and it’s a way to make sure you’re fully present and fully appreciative and fully self-loving.
Think of something right now – something you’re proud about from your past. I’ll wait here. You got it? Do you have something right now in your mind that you’re proud about having done?
Okay – now I want you to say “Ta da!” to yourself right now! After all, you did it!
You’re awesome! “Ta da!”
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