Wisdom from Lisa Avedon

Having love in life is important to happiness. I’m not referring to the romantic kind of love with another person, but the inner love you have for you.

Do you love yourself?

Do you like yourself?

Loving and liking yourself is as important to life success as the air you breathe. Having self-love provides confidence in the decisions you make.

For your own good, trust in your own judgment and the ability to make mistakes and admit to them, without feeling demeaned.

Many of us go through our lives caught up in the external world around us. Our work lives, our family lives, and our social lives consume most of our energy and attention. It can feel very fulfilling having such a full life.

My question is this…. What happens when change occurs? When a marriage dissolves, a loved one becomes critically ill, a job is lost, or a child is extremely troubled and in need of help?

When faced with extreme challenges like these, some people rise above and are able to make their way through the pain, the confusion and the profound grief and turmoil with an inner strength.

Others crumble under the weight of the pain, blaming themselves and carrying guilt like a mantle….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.

Lisa is the founder of Love Repair 101, as well as a speaker and the author of the upcoming book, Defining Moments: Loving Yourself Through Anything.

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Photo Credit: Gail Lynne Goodwin

14 comments

Sandi O'Donovan
Sandra O'Donovan3 years ago

I love who I am on the inside.... But do not even like not to mind say love wat I look like on the outside.....If that makes sense?

Danuta Watola
Danuta Watola3 years ago

Thanks for sharing.

Karen R.
Karen R.3 years ago

thanks

Rosie Jolliffe
Rosie Lopez4 years ago

wonderful article thank you!

Marianne B.
MARIA B.4 years ago

Good article. This is where we find our strength of love. Just be kind to yourself in the process.

Emma Rose
Emma Rose4 years ago

Are you strong in this love area? How do you strengthen the love for yourself? I take care of myself first..I make myself happy first.... I learned to adapt to situation.

Emma Rose
Emma Rose4 years ago

YES I LOVE MYSELF.....I LOVE MY OWN COMPANY ..MY BEST FRIEND IS MYSELF!

Emma Rose
Emma Rose4 years ago

YES I LOVE MYSELF.....I LOVE MY OWN COMPANY ..MY BEST FRIEND IS MYSELF!

Hanna Sjoberg

Thank you Lisa!

Elaya Raja
Elaya Raja4 years ago

Thanks for the share.