love the s**t out of yourself
Sounds like some heavy stuff ayy…. I know right…. So lets break it down further.
The first thing you need to know about loving yourself is that it has be about YOU. Sounds almost to silly to mention, but you’ll be surprised at just how many people get this fundamental part of the process wrong. Making it about you means that you need to spend some time alone. Now this doesn’t mean you need to be in complete isolation (even though I would recommend doing this sometimes) but what it does mean is that you need to get out there and start doing things that YOU have decided to do and not anything that has been suggested by a friend or family, YOU have to want to do it..
Now…. That was the easy part. Once you’ve decided what to do, you’re then going to have to carry out your decision. Again this sounds very simple, but heres the catch…..
Dun dun dun…..
You have to do it ALONE *GASP* lool.
This is where your going to meet with the most resistance and find all the excuses under the sun not to go through with it, but that’s cool, it’s natural.
Start with the less daunting things like going for a walk or sitting in the park and work your way up to things like going to a restaurant in the evening or travelling abroad, which people really find difficult.
Why do it alone?
Simply because its all about YOU, and if you have someone there with you, the less your going to learn about YOU (kind of defeats the whole purpose). All decisions, thoughts and opinions need to be your own and having someone there will influence that.
Yes it would probably be more fun if you had a familiar face there with you but in the long run. The more time you spend doing things alone and getting to know you, the stronger your friendships become and the stronger your relationships become.
Picture it like this, you’re a pillar, so the stronger YOU are, the stronger the pillar you're providing to support those relationships.