Learning to Love Yourself Takes Conscious Planning To Change Old Habits
Self-love is the main cure for low self-esteem as well as depression issues. I like to gather together other writers’ ideas about a theme or idea. Often these suggestions will seem repetitive but I have found that in recovery I often have to consider the same idea many times before I adopt it
From Lori Deschene: “5 Ways to Validate Yourself: Be Part of Your Support System”:
If you’re also looking to increase your capacity for self-soothing to depend less on validation from others, you may find these ideas helpful:
1. Make a “you” section in your daily gratitude journal.
Of course this assumes you already keep a gratitude journal to recognize and celebrate all the good things in your day. If you don’t, you can still take a few minutes every day to give yourself some credit.
Note down the things you’ve done well, the choices you’ve made…
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