If we want to get out of the downward spiral of self-loathing and stop ourselves from self-destruction, we need to start being self-aware and understand the virtues of forgiveness, mercy, steadfastness and resilience.
Our survival depends on our thinking the best for ourselves, and we need to embrace, self-empathy and self-compassion. The law of attraction plays a huge role here, as what we think about ourselves proves to be true.
MORE IDEAS FROM THEARTICLE
Self-loathing is real and surprisingly common. We sometimes hate ourselves more than any person could. This phenomenon takes many shapes:
There is an unconscious impluse to be unkind to ourselves and commit self-torture using our own mind. The way we treat others is a subconscious internalization of how others have treated us.
Example: If we were ignored or shunned by others, we are more likely to do the same.
Love is critical to help us keep faith with life and rescue us from severe mental illness.
In fact, anyone who has ever suffered from mental illness and recovers will do so because of love, whether from a friend, a partner, a child, or a parent.
Straightforward people are easy to be around with because we know exactly what the issues are from the start. There is no need to guess or infer or translate.
If they don't want to do something, they will politely tell you it's not for them. If they are unhappy with your behavior, they will gently tell you how they view the situation.
Being psychologically well does not mean being super excited, happy or exuberant at all times.
We are seldom aware of the stability of our ‘pendulum’ of thoughts and feelings, and the steadiness of our state of mind. We let our thought stream cross all boundaries, unable to realize that the outside circumstances, people and events have gained power over them and pushed our mind to the extreme.
❤️ Brainstash Inc.