Modern-day lifestyles are so busy and centred around other people, that we have forgotten to make time for ourselves. We are neglecting our own wellbeing and happiness. Self-love shouldn’t be sacrificed, it should be honoured and an essential part of our routine.
Coming to the end of my group therapy course (DBT), I had convinced myself that I was getting better. I felt that I had reached a few milestones in my recovery. My social anxiety was going down a few notches and I was practicing the mindfulness techniques that
From a young age we are taught to love and show compassion. Compassion being the wish for others to be free from suffering and love is wanting others to be happy. So why do so many of us ignore the importance of being loving and compassionate to ourselves?
“How can anyone love you if you don’t love yourself”. That’s an affirmation that I’m sure most of us are aware of, yet the idea of loving yourself or even liking yourself is very complicated. I’ve always misunderstood the concept of self-love as arrogant and narcissistic.