Excerpts from the book ‘Ask and It’s Given’ By Esther and Jerry Hicks.
Appreciation and self-love are the most important aspects you could ever nurture. Appreciation of others and appreciation of yourself are the closest vibrational matches to source energy of anything we have ever witnessed anywhere in this universe.
But if you criticize someone on even or even find fault with yourself, your resulting feeling would not feel good, because the vibration of this thought of Criticism is so very different from that of your source. In other words, because you have chosen for that does not match who you really are you can in this moment feel the discord of your choice through your emotions.
If your grandmother, who adores and appreciates you, tells you how wonderful you are, the reason those words feel so good is because this because you to focus in a way that connects you with who you really are. But if a teacher or an acquaintance chastises you for some action you have offered, you feel bad because you have now been influenced to a thought that does not match who you really are.