Healing Difficult Emotions, Overcoming Self-loathing and Anxiety, Self-Love and Self-Directed Kindness, Uncategorized

Connecting With Love Through Trust and Surrender: Step Five: Seven Steps to Love (Recovering from Self-Hate).

Step #5: I asked Love to show me how to connect with it and rest in it through trust and surrender. One of the most painful feelings we have is the feeling that we are alone and that it is all up to us. We often believe that we have to figure out everything on… Continue reading Connecting With Love Through Trust and Surrender: Step Five: Seven Steps to Love (Recovering from Self-Hate).

Healing Difficult Emotions, Self-compassion, Uncategorized

Returning to Love: Step Three: Seven Steps to Love

Step #3: I realized I needed to return to Love, in which I connect with in my Wise Self and, thereby, connect with my true nature, with others, and with the Divine (if I believe in the Divine). One we have realized that we are stuck in patterns of self-hate, and we remember Love, we… Continue reading Returning to Love: Step Three: Seven Steps to Love

Healing Difficult Emotions, Lists About Important and Silly Stuff, Overcoming Self-loathing and Anxiety

Remembering Love: Step Two: Seven Steps to Love (Letting Go of Self-Hate)

Step 2: I realized that my perfectionism and self-hate was an unskillful behavior and that there was something better waiting for me: Love. In my last post, I suggested that many people have a difficult time loving themselves because we are often taught that self-love is a bad thing, and so we do not learn… Continue reading Remembering Love: Step Two: Seven Steps to Love (Letting Go of Self-Hate)

Healing Difficult Emotions, Lists About Important and Silly Stuff, Overcoming Self-loathing and Anxiety, Self-compassion, Uncategorized

Recognizing Self-Hate: Step One: Seven Steps to Love

The first step: I recognized that I was stuck in patterns of perfectionism and self-hate and that this was no way to live. This is the second post in a series of posts about overcoming self-hate a problem which a lot of people struggle with. You can read an introduction to the series here. Self-Hate… Continue reading Recognizing Self-Hate: Step One: Seven Steps to Love