Don’t change yourself

The other day, my shrink told me, “To truly love yourself, you have to start by loving your unloving yourself.”

This is how it is now, she said. You don’t love yourself yet. But this is not how it’s going to be forever.

The key to loving yourself is acceptance. Even if it means accepting your inability to accept or love yourself.

The older I get, the more I see: all people have stuff. Everyone has baggage. We’re all imperfect and we all have demons and skeletons in our closets that haunt us while we try to fall asleep. The question is, how…

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Sergey Faldin 🇺🇦

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