To love yourself is to accept oneself for the amazing human being you are, whether you think you are amazing or not, because the fact still remains that you are. Have you even thought of how you came to be a human being, with abilities that you ever thought you had or even know how they work.
Your heart, body, brain and mind all function well and so much more was put together to create one incredible living and breathing you. But in all these perfection, there must be flaws and malfunctions. We all have them. And without them, you and I would not be generous unique human beings we are. We all have flaws but within the imperfections there is beauty.
I love everything about me, everything that makes me, me. Of course! I have days when my insecurities get the best of me, or I care too much about what people think about my awkwardness. I have days, when I love every bit of my body and some days I really just hate my very existence. I might not love everything about me, but i always love me. You have to be in a relationship with yourself. Where you love the good and the ugly, no matter how shitty your day was. You can always fall back to that love, because it’s unconditional. It would always be there waiting for you when you are ready. No matter how hard and difficult the situation may be, accept who you are, every bit of you. Love each of those bits. Nurture them. Fill them with love for yourself. It is in this love you will find strength.
Five reasons self love is important
Note: write down 5 things that makes you, you. Things that you love about yourself. Whenever yiu are struggling or down, pick it up and read.
By Paula Nanya.