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Self-Awareness Is The Solution

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.

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We Are Our Own Worst Enemy

Self-loathing is real and surprisingly common. We sometimes hate ourselves more than any person could. This phenomenon takes many shapes:

  1. Anticipating something bad to happen after something good has happened, with an assumption that your happiness will be followed by misery.
  2. Success resulting in feelings of guilt and anticipation of danger.
  3. Pleasant days ruined by chronic worry, panic or a sense of loss.
  4. Imagining the worst in others.

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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.

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