Healing Difficult Emotions, Overcoming Self-loathing and Anxiety, Practices for Cultivating Love

Why Self-Love is Different from Shopping Trips and Pedicures

I believe the practice of authentic self-love is essential for our personal well-being, and I also believe it is often misunderstood. One common misconception of self-love is that it is the same as selfishness and narcissism. I have written more about why it is neither of these thingsĀ here and here. Another common misconception about self-love… Continue reading Why Self-Love is Different from Shopping Trips and Pedicures

Lists About Important and Silly Stuff, Politics and Love, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness

Five Ways Loving Yourself Makes the World a Better Place

It may seem very strange to claim that you can make the world better by loving yourself. After all, it seems like a lot of people who do terrible things in the world do them precisely because they love themselves too much or think too highly of themselves. This, it seems, leads them to do… Continue reading Five Ways Loving Yourself Makes the World a Better Place