Many of us focus on what our life is like and aim for some unattainable benchmark that we all envisioned, the ideal number on the scale, the perfect relationship, etc. to perfect our social feed.
Using filters to block out blemishes … that's not self-love. Self-love has nothing to do with what you or your life looks like, but how you feel inside. How do you talk to yourself Are you nice to yourself when you look in the mirror?
Your mental health is just as important as your physical, mental, and emotional health. All of these aspects together create real self-love. The good news is that there are some signs that we are beginning to realize the importance of our inner world to lasting happiness: For example, Barnes & Noble reports that for the first time in years, more people have invested in books for mental health rather than diet and fitness books during the 2019 holiday season.