“Love Yourself ” – Article on Personal development  by Asma Tariq

“Love Yourself ” – Article on Personal development  by Asma Tariq

Love yourself—accept yourself—forgive yourself—and be good to yourself, because without you the rest of us are without a source of many wonderful things.” ~Leo F. Buscaglia

Love yourself means accept yourself as you are and to come to terms with those aspects of yourself that you cannot change. It means to have self-respect, a positive self-image, and unconditional self-acceptance.


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As you love yourself, life loves you back. Mastin kipp said ,”Love yourself so much when someone treat you wrong , you recognize it. “
Loving yourself means you accept responsibility for your development, growth and happiness then you don’t waste your energies on blaming others and yourself and you ‘ll realize your potential that boosts your self-esteem and you forgive your self and others for wrongs because no love is without forgiveness but look for compassion.

Love yourself development a sense of self-awareness and self-acceptance of who you are and what you feel and for what you’re passionate. It gives you the courage of self-acceptance with all weaknesses and reduces your depression when you focus on yourself with love and compassion and forget about what other people think and say and eliminates a lot of negativity from your surroundings .Now your main focus is your self above all blames and negativity, you’re working on your development and growth and you’re near to your success .Acceptance of yourself is so strong that it can be hindered by anything or anybody.
Love yourself is the first secret of happiness because happiness mean loving yourself and being less concern about the approvals of other.

It makes you less aware about what others think about you and enhances your self-esteem. The moment you start loving yourself beauty begins because it enhances self-acceptance and reduce your focus on faults and negativity but fills heart with love and compassion and then you not only love yourself but also spread it in all of your surroundings with others, so it’s essential to love yourself if you want to be loved. And love yourself doesn’t mean to be arrogant but being compassionate not only for yourself but others

Love is the only way to reduce negativity and if you want to reduce negativity from yourself and your surroundings start promoting love but first love yourself because if you are loved then you can easily promote love and compassion throughout your area. Love enhances the passion of care so care of yourself first because when you stop care of yourself at the very moment others also stop paying attention towards you no matter how much you paid for them in the past and even you are doing this for them and how close you’re .

It’s love that reveals your true strengths before you so love yourself first. Loving yourself tell you how magnificent you’re and realize you that you’re the only one who can support you most and love you more than anyone of this world. You’re the only one who is best well wisher of yourself than anyone. You’re are the only one who is the best healer of yourself than any other healers.

So first realize your importance by yourself for yourself and identify your strengths and start love with yourself and feel your magnificence than you can realize other’s importance. You’re not a body of muscles and tissues but having great strengths within you even the whole universe is within you, you just need to identify it.

It is important to remind ourselves that no one is perfect. We all have strengths and weaknesses and we certainly possess the resources to work on improving ourselves.

Each of us is unique and has specific talents and abilities to offer. We are all here, in the words of Walt Whitman, “to contribute a verse”.

In order to appreciate yourself it is up to you to discover what makes you unique and to further develop those talents. We have a responsibility to ourselves to do so. You cannot sit around and wait for approval from others. Work on accepting yourself. You are the only “you” that you have. It is in your best interests to be the best you can be.Until you love yourself, you will not be able to love anyone else. You can only love another to the degree that you do yourself.



Reproduced with permission of author. Asma Tariq’s contributions may also be published on other online papers. 




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