How to love yourself first

You cannot not give what you do not have. How can you give love, when there is none inside you.

 

If you do not love yourself, chances are, you will not recognise real love, even if it carries a sign-post on the street.

You cannot not give what you do not have. How can you give love, when there is none inside you. Most people do not love themselves due to some negative events or harsh words they have heard consistently.

Here is how to love yourself.

1. Change your environment. Stay around loving people who talk you up and encourage you.

2. Understand that the only source of true love is God. Ask him to show you his love, and teach you how to love and be loved

3. Let go of hurts of the past and negative words that have been limiting you.

4. Replace those negative thoughts with thoughts of love and inner happiness.

5. Forgive everyone one that has hurt you in the past.

6. Appreciate other people. Compliment and shower praise on others.

7. Speak loving words.

8. Watch your emotional reactions, when you see people doing well. Instead of being jealous, thank God for them.

9. Participate in recreational activities you love or visit somewhere nice.

10. Say loving words to yourself.

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