You need to free yourself from self punishment in order to be healed. When you release yourself from the negative thoughts that hold you back – and accept yourself fully – you are setting yourself on a journey toward contentment, peace, and happiness.
Healing is a big part of the spiritual awakening process, as is self-love and acceptance. In fact, I think self-love might just be the fastest way to get beneath all the false layers and find the real you.
But before you can truly love who you are, or see yourself clearly, you may need to have more of a sense of self-acceptance and compassion.
When you let go of the ingrained tendency toward self-criticism and self-punishment and make a decision to be kind to yourself and accept what you see as flaws, mistakes, or limitations, so much will change for you.
But how can you get from here to there? And do you really need to?
Let's look a little closer...
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