Loving oneself is a delicate art of remaining grounded while consciously deciding to practice self-love regardless of what space you might be in along this unpredictable journey called “life.”
Now this is no small feat. To love oneself is adventurously courageous, as in the midst of your unsurety about what the overall concept of “self-love” even means, you hereby have chosen to intentionally venture off, somewhat blindly but also bravely, to explore all your deepest inner chasms, uncharted nooks, and secluded crannies. All of this, within the nether-regions of your soul, awaiting to discover both your most terrifying creepy-crawlies lurking in the shadows, along with unearthing your most advantageous gifts and previously unbeknown rewarding treasures imaginable.
Loving oneself is a hero’s quest to obtain ultimate liberation in freeing yourself from self-limiting excuses, old stories of self-degradation, and any other self-imprisoning beliefs that make you feel small and restrict you from the full spectral experience of abundance life has to offer.
Such pivotal moments of aspiration to create such change oftentimes arrive from the consequence of becoming so incredibly sick of drowning up to your ears in your own bullshit, that you feel you’re forced into loving yourself as the only remaining option. And it’s the realization that life is just too goddam short to be spent wasting more time beating yourself up into yet another self-humiliating stranglehold.
It’s answering the call to action. Buckle down and manifest a better reality by loving yourself enough to actually permit this human experience you call (insert your name here) brief moments for their inner child to vent, whine, rant, moan, and feel sorry for themselves without labeling these emotions as “wrong,” or something that needs fixing. Most importantly, it’s finally allowing yourself to be vulnerably seen and heard, possibly for the first time in your life without you feeling the need to neglect or shove your true feelings to the curb before moving forward briskly.
Loving oneself means practicing compassion. By humbly embodying the truth that self-love is an inward journey into acceptance, not perfection. Yeah, you will fuck up and you will fail at life, but it’s all these lessons that teach you something of value in order to continue on your path of evolution and growth. Stop trying to escape your darkness and learn to love yourself there.
Keep loving yourself enough to forgive yourself time and time again, especially in the moments when you feel like a screwup and have severely botched life up to high hell.
These are the moments you must put your hands on your heart space, learn to breathe and say:
I am me and I am always enough.”
This is how you practice self-love.
Even when it hurts…Fuck, especially when it hurts.
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