How Loving Ourselves can Save the World

First, we must define what it means to love ourselves. In order to fully love ourselves, to truly love ourselves, we have to honestly look at ourselves – look at all our flaws, all our character defects, all our shameful, hidden parts, our shadow, our compulsive urges, our dirty needs. We have to look atContinue reading “How Loving Ourselves can Save the World”

The Paradox of Self Love: How Love from Others Helps us Love Ourselves

Although self-love is a beautiful practice for bringing more love into our lives, our American obsession with self-reliance and rugged individualism can lead to unrealistic ideas that we need to become totally independent islands of love before we can love or be loved by others. But there’s a dirty little secret about self-love: for manyContinue reading “The Paradox of Self Love: How Love from Others Helps us Love Ourselves”