Some people recoil at the idea of self-love, mixing it up with narcissism and indulgence in oneself. Self-love means caring for and appreciating yourself, paying close attention to your own spiritual growth, health, happiness, needs, and support systems, while simultaneously noticing patterns of behavior that might be detrimental to yourself. It means challenging yourself in healthy ways and not being judgmental of yourself, but rather being understanding, helpful, and discerning. Self-love is a daily practice, and one that benefits us in the broader world by helping us build healthy relationships, strong connections, clear boundaries, confidence, empathy, and awareness.


Oprah’s Top 10 Rules for Self Love

The Power Is Within You

In The Power Is Within You, Louise L.

The Art of Self-Love

Extending too much love to others can leave us lacking in love for ourselves. We must walk the fine line of attending to others and tending to ourselves, all the while never falling second to the needs of another.

Only through our connectedness to others can we really know and enhance the self. And only through working on the self can we begin to enhance our connectedness to others.


This Is How the Universe Works | Louise Hay | Top 10 Rules

Love Is Letting Go of Fear

After more than thirty years, Love Is Letting of Fear continues to be among the most widely read and best-loved classics on personal transformation.

Do You Truly Know How to Love Yourself?

I am not a healer. I do not heal anyone. I think of myself as a stepping stone on a pathway of self-discovery. -Louise Hay

We cannot make another person change his or her steps to an old dance, but if we change our own steps, the dance no longer can continue in the same predictable pattern.


Self-Love, Be Intentional | Caitlyn Roux | TEDxYouth@Capetown

Self-Love, be Intentional Self-Love, be intentional This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

You Were Never Broken: Poems to Save Your Life

Poems for accepting all that you are―including those parts of yourself that you wish you could disown “Give yourself permission to rest, and be silent, and do nothing. Love this aloneness, friend. Fall into it. (Don’t worry. You won’t disappear. I am here to catch you.