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Sometimes we find ourselves in very chaotic and dysfunctional positions in our
lives, and we may go to a friend or an elder for direction and support, and it seems
without fail, they\u2019d give advice along the lines that echoes, \u201cwell, you need to love
yourself more.\u201d It sounds right, so keep quiet and listen, but all the while we are
trying to conceptualize in our minds, well what is self love? I don\u2019t hate myself, so
what is it that they are seeing in me that shows that I m not loving myself?
Self love is such a vast arena, and it means specific things to each person. But to
simplify this very broad subject, what I can say that pertains to all of us in self love,
is that it is not just merely a feeling of love for oneself, but it\u2019s an ACT.
These are examples of what we aspire to give in a relationship with others. Now in the case of loving oneself, all we do is turn these outward acts and expressions of loving for someone else onto ourselves.
Self love is all about the way we behave towards ourselves to help make our lives
more productive, healthy and peaceful. For example, say if you have recently come
into the awareness that you are living too far above your means. You are tired of
paying for a lifestyle that no longer serves you. So you decide to let go of the
unnecessary things in your life. By doing this, your life becomes less stressful, and
you are able to make room for to include more activities, people and situations that
truly represent you.
By committing these acts of self love you are applying the 5 principles in making
your decision. One; you areTrust ing that making the change to reducing your
overhead cost in your lifestyle is going to bring a positive outcome for you, even
though you have no tangle proof that it will. Two;All ow i ng yourself the room to
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