Here's the thing...you were never taught to love yourself.
Small children naturally love others. You were likely taught how to treat and not treat others, especially those you love. You were probably also taught to accept other people’s differences and not bully them or belittle them.
But, I'm betting no one ever took the time to teach you how to use those same principles to love yourself.
So, as an adult, you likely beat yourself up over minor things and magnify your imperfections. The impact of this type of hypercritical scrutiny is self-sabotage and constant internal friction (i.e. stress).Read More