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“I love myself.” The quietest, simplest, most powerful revolution ever. (Nayyirah Waheed)
If I could say one thing to my younger self, it would be “Don’t listen to people who are mean to you. Like you don’t have to. Just ignore them.” (Sophia Hadjipanteli, Greek- Cypriot model who started the #unibrow movement, BBC, 1m28s, posted and accessed 29 June 2018)
The only way to get to have a healthy relationship with ourselves is to be really conscious of our feelings.
(David Fuller cited at BBC, posted 14 February 2019, accessed 17 February 2019)
Before I love someone else, I've got to love myself. (Ed Sheeran, Save Myself)
One boyfriend told me that I loved myself too much. I thought, Well, you can love a boyfriend too much, but you can’t love yourself too much. Sometimes you have to love yourself to keep yourself whole.
(Grace Jones cited at BBC, posted 29 June 2018, accessed 6 July 2018)
Most mental illnesses do that. They isolate you - rather than make you want to accept other people's love or your own love.
(Billie Marten cited at BBC, posted and accessed 11 November 2018)
Love for others without the foundation of love for ourselves becomes a loss of boundaries, codependency, and a painful and fruitless search for intimacy.
To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. (Thich Nhat Hanh)
You are your primary lover. (Kalindi Jordan)
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance. (Oscar Wilde)
Love yourself first and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. (Lucille Ball)
...managing our emotions is something of a full-time job: much of what we do – especially in our free time – is an attempt to manage mood... The art of soothing ourselves is a fundamental life skill; some psychoanalytic thinkers, such as John Bowlby and D. W. Winnicott, see this as one of the most essential of all psychic tools. The theory holds that emotionally sound infants learn to soothe themselves by treating themselves as their caretakers have treated them, leaving them less vulnerable to the upheavals of the emotional brain. (Daniel Goleman, Emotional Intelligence, p.57)
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