Peeking behind the veil of #self-love

“Love isn’t something natural. Rather it requires discipline, concentration, patience, faith, and the overcoming of narcissism. It isn’t a feeling, it is a practice.”

As he stated in his book: “To respect a person is not possible without knowing him; care and responsibility would be blind if they were not guided by knowledge. Knowledge would be empty if it were not motivated by concern.”

“…it is crucial to treat yourselves as you are valuable, but you should feel good about who you could be and understand how much potential there is within you to set that straight and then you should do everything you can to manifest that in the world and it will set it straight.”

“…go out there, find the dragon, confront it. It is a dragon, it might eat you, it is dangerous, but it is worse to cower at home and wait for it to come and devour you. So go out, confront it, get the gold, share it with the community…”

Getting familiar with their work has helped me to overcome the negative association which I held against the term of self-love. Their visions have clarified and purified self-love from the simple acceptance of something unchangeable and static to the diligent and dynamic motion of actions where each of us is a leading hero striving to get gold, half of the kingdom and the princess as the bride.👸🤴We can not hide behind the acceptance who we are as a justification of our actions which are sabotaging ourselves.🏋️‍ It does not matter what are the triggers which make us self-dislike ourselves.

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