If you don’t, you can still take a few minutes every day to give yourself some credit.
Odds are, you aren’t always looking for someone’s advice or opinion when you come to them with a painful story.
You’re looking for them to confirm you didn’t do anything wrong—or if you did, that you’re not a bad person for it. The words you want to hear from someone else will be far more powerful if you fully believe what they’re saying.
Hay We all have techniques we depend on to lift our spirits when we’re feeling down about ourselves or our lives.
A while back I realized something about the ones I’d found most effective when struggling to forgive or accept myself: Many of them involved seeking validation from other people.