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How To Love Yourself: Professionals Share 18 Secrets To Fostering Self Love

Half the global population struggles with self-love, an essential ingredient to a happy, healthy life. 

Why Do I Struggle To Love Myself?

The study examined numerous factors contributing to self-esteem, from age, gender, and country to social media use, beauty standards, and economic status, showcasing how internal and external factors contribute to someone’s sense of self.

How To Love Yourself

Learning how to love yourself takes time, effort, and introspection. We asked mental health professionals to share their best tips and tools for cultivating a positive self-image. 

Define Self Love

Many interchange phrases like “loving yourself” and “having self-esteem” because people who love themselves often have a sense of self-worth and confidence in their abilities. They are comfortable in their own skin. 

Take Action

Hawes reminds us that love is a verb, so if we want to love ourselves, we must act. “It’s a way of being and moving through the world and offering kindness and forgiveness to yourself,” she says. 

Stop Judging

Stop thinking of yourself in terms of positive or negative. Reframe your thinking to accept what is.