An Exercise In Loving Yourself

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More good stuff on the topic of healing. Here’s a useful exercise in learning how to love yourself:

Imagine all of the things that you say to yourself that are negative: “You’re too fat.”, or “That part sags.”, or how about “You’re a failure and you’ll never amount to anything.” Any of those ring a bell? If not, keep thinking … I’m sure you’ll think of something.

Now think of the one person that you love more than anybody else in the world … it could be your spouse/lover, or a parent, or your son or daughter, or a brother or sister. Imagine saying those things that you say to yourself … to that person you love so dearly … with the same regularity. Are you horrified yet?? You would never call the person you love up on the phone to tell them how ugly they are … or how…

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