Why is self-love so important? And anyway, is it really that important? Well, let’s see… but first, we should take a closer look and try to understand what self-love actually means.
Self-love simply means to fully accept and allow your true, natural self. It means, to embrace the unique being you are and fully express the unique energy that represents the very core of your being.
This is true self-love and I agree, it is not an easy thing to do. If you are your true, unique self, very often, people will give you strange looks, they may ask what’s wrong with you, they will say you are weird and strange, they will laugh about you, ridicule you… yes, unfortunately, that’s something that may and probably will happen frequently.
And of course, it is not easy to handle that sort of response from friends, family members, work colleagues… It is much easier to suppress your true nature, to put on a mask and to act and behave like everyone else around you.
The price you pay for not being yourself and for not loving yourself is way too high…
But, if you do that, you should also be aware that you will have to pay a high price for not being the real You. If you don’t allow your true, natural self, if you don’t express who you really are, you cut off the natural flow of love from the core of your being.
And, if the natural, abundant flow of love becomes shallow, your joy, your excitement for life, your authentic feeling of freedom… will also become shallow, because all those things are connected, they are from the same source.
Love is life and if you interrupt the natural, strong flow of love from your center, you also turn down the volume on life and you go from living fully to merely existing.
Sure, you will get used to the feeling of merely existing and you will think that’s just the way life is and you will be more or less ok with it. But, no, that’s not the way it is supposed to be. You are supposed to live your life fully and that can only happen when you fully allow and accept yourself the way you are – in other words, when you truly love yourself.
And that’s when life suddenly becomes magical…
Yes, that’s when you start experiencing those explosions of joy, happiness, excitement… And, that’s not even anything extraordinary, it’s just the natural expression of life, the way it is meant to be.
You don’t even have to make an effort or do anything special in order to feel the ecstasy of living fully. All you need to do is to be simply You and to allow your true self.
You are the way you are and that is great, it is fantastic. Embrace yourself, get at ease with yourself, enjoy your true, natural self and don’t be afraid to express your true nature.
Simply allow all the love, joy, happiness… to flow into your life – constantly and naturally
Love, joy, ecstasy, the feeling of infinite freedom can only flow from the very core of your being. But, if you don’t allow the real you, if you suppress it by trying to be like everyone else around you or by forcing yourself to meet any sort of artificial standard that was established by your society, you basically say, “the way I am is not right” and you block the flow of love and joy from your center that otherwise would flow naturally and abundantly.
Just think about it and you will agree that the price you pay of not being the real You is much higher than the temporary mocking from people around you. Just be yourself and don’t miss out on all the joy, wisdom, excitement… that wants to flow from your center right into your life.
This may sound almost too simple to be true, but all you need to do in order to live a life that is filled with joy, laughter, ecstasy… is to be You and to fully express your true, natural self.
The biggest adventure of your life is waiting for you…
Of course, fully liberating your true Self is something you probably won’t do in a day or two. First you need to see through the illusion, you need to let go of all your limiting beliefs, you need to come up with the strength and courage to be You and there will be some challenging situations on your way…
But, all of this will be a wonderful and very rewarding journey. And, the biggest reward is actually the journey itself – every little step of it. Because, nothing could be more exciting than experiencing the constant rush of energy, joy and excitement that comes with the process of becoming and expressing the real, true, unique You.
Take the time to dive within yourself. In deep silence, feel the core of your being. Feel and embrace this energy. Allow your masks to fall and allow the real you to shine through. Enjoy the feeling of the real you and let it out more and more often, for longer and longer periods of time.
Say what you feel. Do what resonates with the real you. Let go of old, borrowed beliefs, widen your horizon and allow yourself to adopt much larger beliefs that are capable of taking into account your true, divine nature. Don’t be shy. Don’t think that you are more than anyone else, but also don’t think that you are any less than a magnificent divine being.
And now, fully live your life and express your unique energy. Simply be You, no matter if this meets anyone’s standards or expectations, because in reality, there is only one thing that counts: living your live fully and enjoying yourself as the true, unique, authentic being you are.
Robert Spadinger is the founder of EverythingIsWithin.com where he teaches people how to create a life that’s filled with love, abundance, happiness and success. If you enjoyed this article, you will also love his book: “How to Create The Life of Your Dreams”, which you can download for free from his website.