The process of learning to love yourself can pose a lot of questions. It can actually be a starting point for the quest of finding your true identity, your true self. It is common sense that to love yourself, it is necessary to know who you are. In a true sense, you are just like any other living being present on the earth. The only difference which sets you (a human being) apart from other forms of life is the conscience you possess. It enables you to take decisions and carve out the future path for your life. The choices that you make in life decide the entire course of life and also helps in the process to learn how to love yourself.
Learning to Love Yourself More
There are a few set or established techniques used by people in the process of knowing more about your SELF. Many people wander (mentally and emotionally) in search of happiness. Everything in our life is done for the sake of obtaining happiness. Loving yourself is a continuous process, which can take us towards real/true happiness. Let us find more about the established and other techniques to know more about yourself.
Meditation is the activity of calming down the mind by initially positioning the body in a comfortable (preferably cross-legged sitting) pose and then gradually clearing off stray thoughts. Meditation plays a great role in mind control and personal development. The technique seems very simple to perform and so it is, if we reserve enough time for meditation in our daily routine. It is one of the most effective techniques for getting into the fascinating and amazing world of our soul, through the medium called mind.
Being at peace with yourself creates a level and clear 'field' to sow the seeds of positive thoughts. In short, meditation is a continuous process where understanding how to love yourself becomes easy.
There are many ways by which you can express your thoughts and feelings. Different forms of art like writing, singing, dancing, painting, are few of them. Expressing yourself helps in understanding the qualities you possess. The confidence which develops after becoming aware of our qualities is the key to start loving yourself. Your mind is a 'powerhouse' which helps discover the amazing qualities possessed by the soul. Unleashing the true self is possible by expressing yourself. Remember that learning to love yourself is not becoming selfish, or just thinking about what you want.
Discovering the true self helps understand the joy of giving; sharing what you have with the world is important. You don't have to be an articulate writer to start expressing yourself. It takes a bit of time everyday and motivation to develop the habit of bringing out your thoughts in simple language. Consistent efforts and positive thinking in this direction are however, needed.
From the article and thoughts presented through this article, one can understand that learning to love yourself again (considering that you have forgotten to love yourself) is a beautiful process. It is only you who can understand your problems, strengths, weaknesses and inner qualities in a better manner. The entire process can change your life and take you to an unprecedented level of maturity and bring in happiness.