In fear of sounding like a new age cliche, I want to talk about self-love. To be honest, this is a hard one for me. I was taught from a young age that self-love is nothing more than self indulgence. I should be getting something done, rather than engaging in a self-reflexive exercise of futility?
Something about the word self-love annoyed me. Even if I was at a yoga retreat, post meditation with candles surrounding me, the word would not leave my mouth. I never stopped to think about what it was about this idea that sent me over the edge.» Continue